First introduced in 1976, the StingRay has been revered asone of the most iconic bass guitars in history. The StingRay was the firstproduction four string bass to feature on-board active equalization. Theflagship of the Music Man line, today's StingRay is the same as it was someforty years ago featuring a solid roadworthy construction, massive hardenedsteel bridge, elegant oval pickguard, 3+1 tuning key configuration, and theever popular Music Man humbucker. All of which combined produce a look, feel andsound that are remarkably unmistakable.




13-1/2" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 44-7/8" long (34.3 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 114.0 cm long)

Body Wood


Body Finish

High gloss polyester


Standard - Music Man® chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles (Stealth Black finish features matte black hardware)

Scale Length

34" (86.4 cm)

Neck Radius

11" (27.9 cm)

Headstock Size

Only 8-3/4" (22.2 cm) long


21 - High profile, wide

Neck Width

1-11/16" (42.86 mm) at nut 2-1/2" (63.5 mm) at last fret; SLO Special -1-1/2" (38.1 mm) at nut, 2-1/2" (63.5 mm) at last fret

Neck Wood

Select maple neck


Fretted - maple or rosewood; Fretless - Pau Ferro with or without inlaid fretlines; Stealth Black - Ebony

Neck Finish

Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend (Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish for Stealth Black)

Neck Colors

Standard - Natural; Optional - Matching painted headstock

Tuning Machines

Schaller BM, with tapered string posts

Truss Rod

Adjustable - no component or string removal

Neck Attachment

6 bolt neck plate

Electronic Shielding

Chrome plated brass control cover


Single Pickup, 3-band active preamp or 2-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass; Dual Pickup, 3-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass


Single Pickup - N/A; Dual Pickup - 5-way lever pickup selector


Standard - Music Man® humbucking with Alnico magnets; Optional - Dual Humbucking with Alnico magnets


45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)

Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Bass with Hard Shell Case

SKU: 34817145