Ernie Ball Music Man Releases 2020 StingRay Special Bass Collection - Bass Magazine - The Future of Bass

Ernie Ball Music Man is excited to introduce the 2020 StingRay Special bass collection. First introduced in 1976, the StingRay bass has become one of the most revered bass guitars in history. Now available in six new finishes.

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5-BOLT SCULPTED NECK JOINT

The sculpted neck joint provides uninhibited access to all 22 stainless steel frets atop roasted maple necks.

REFINED BODY CONTOURS

Enhanced body contours are rounded for more comfort in any playing position while retaining that revered, iconic StingRay sound.

POWERFUL NEODYMIUM PICKUPS

The new and improved StingRay electronics feature powerful neodymium magnets, bringing you more output and a wider range of sounds

NEW 18-VOLT PREAMP

A newly designed 18-volt 3-Band preamp for extra clean headroom lets you dial in everything from modern punch to classic, vintage tones.

LIGHTWEIGHT PERFORMANCE.

The overall reduction in weight is a much-welcomed feature of the new Stingray Special. Select body woods, improved contours, and lightweight hardware provide greater overall balance for extra comfort and a more enjoyable playing experience.

REENGINEERED HARDWARE.

Reengineered lightweight tuning machines create a more balanced neck while still providing ultra-reliable tuning stability.