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Music Man Sabre Bass (1978-1991)
DescriptionMUSIC MAN produced the Precision style SABRE BASS between 1978 and 1987. This model was available under the Ernie Ball brand name from 1988 to 1991. It was essentially a two pickup version of the StingRay but never acheived the success of that model.
In 2013 it was reintroduced as the "Classic Sabre" model. The new Classic Sabre has covered humbuckers (unlike the exposed poler pieces of the original). The new model also has different control electronics: a 5-position pickup selector switc
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Discussed in Ernie Ball Music Man Sabre 1990 Bass Black With Case in the TalkBass.com community
This is likely correct: MUSIC MAN SABRE BASS bass guitars (guitar-list.com) ... more
slight correction - I believe the Ernie Ball version of the Sabre was available as early as 1982, and I had an '85. Wish I never sold it so this is tempting me! ... more
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