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Sterling by Music Man StingRay Ray5HH Limited-Edition 5-String Bass Ruby Red Burst Satin
DescriptionThis StingRay Ray5HH limited-edition 5-string bass from Sterling by Music Man is the first in the popular SUB Series line to offer a dual humbucker configuration. Two Sterling by Music Man Designed humbucking pickups are paired with a 5-way switch, a 9V active preamp and a fully adjustable heavy-duty bridge for a wide range of sonic options.
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Discussed in Versatile / Metal approved 5-string bass recommendation under $400 in the TalkBass community
Why not one of the Sterling Ray5H or Ray5HH basses? The 5HH is on sale at guitar center for <$300. Dr. Cheese gets good (non-metal) sounds out of his. I'm sure a ray can make the metallic clanky tones, too. ... more
Discussed in Seeking 5 String Bass Advice in the TalkBass community
Thanks for your responses. Very helpful. Everything I see online about the Peavey T-40 says 34" but mine needed the longest strings in the store so I'm pretty sure it was 35". Nearly unplayable for me even when I was younger. Too much tension, too much spread, and I didn't like the pickup placement, but it was my 17th birthday ... ... more