Ernie Ball Celebrates 30 Years of Music Man Stingray5 Basses

Watch legendary bassist Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, Pink Floyd) perform and discuss the 30th Anniversary of the Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay5 bass.
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Since its introduction in 1987, the StingRay5 has been embraced as one of the world’s most innovative bass designs. To celebrate, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce the 30th Anniversary StingRay5. This new anniversary edition sports a transparent buttercream finish with red tortoise shell pickguard, and is highlighted by a roasted figured maple neck. Your choice of maple or rosewood fingerboard is accented with white binding, white position markers and stainless steel frets. The preamp and pickup are exclusive to this anniversary model, providing both ample punch and added articulation. Each instrument ships with a hand-signed certificate of authenticity.

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Custom Options:
Model: 30th Anniversary StingRay5
Color: Trans Buttercream
Neck: Roasted Maple with white binding
Pickguard: Red Tortoise Shell
Hardware: Chrome

Street Price: $2,399.00

30th Anniversary StingRay5
Model30th Anniversary StingRay5
Size13-3/8" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 45-3/4" long (34.0 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 116.2 cm long)
Weight10 lbs. 0oz (4,54 kg) - varies slightly
Body WoodAsh
Body FinishHigh gloss polyester
Body ColorsTrans Buttercream
BridgeStandard - Music Man® chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with "Classic" nickel plated steel saddles
PickguardRed Tortoise Shell
Scale Length34" (86.4 cm)
Neck Radius11" (27.9 cm)
Headstock SizeOnly 9" (22.9 cm) long
Frets22 - High profile, wide, Stainless Steel
Neck Width1-3/4" (44.5 mm) at nut 2-3/4"" (69.9 mm) at last fret
Neck WoodSelect roasted maple
FingerboardSelect roasted maple or rosewood
Fret Markers5/16" White dots
Neck FinishUltra-light satin polyurethane finish
Neck ColorsNatural
Neck Binding1 Ply White
Tuning MachinesSchaller BM, with tapered string posts
Truss RodAdjustable - no component or string removal
Neck Attachment6 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting
Electronic ShieldingGraphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined pickguard
ControlsSingle Pickup, 3-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass
Switching3-way lever pickup selector
PickupsSpecial Anniversary humbucking pickup with ceramic magnet and soapbar pickup cover
Left HandedNo
Strings46w-65w-80w-100w-130w (Regular Slinky Bass #2836) 

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