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mike1762
Senior Member
Username: mike1762

Post Number: 1025
Registered: 1-2008
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 6:13 am:   Edit Post

I JUST recently traded for this guy, but unfortunately the ergonomics are not suited for me. Explanation: the neck is simply too wide (1-7/8" at the nut and 2-3/4" at the 12th fret) and ironically the balance is a problem (my right hand naturally falls WAAAY too close to the bridge... thus the "tension" is chewing-up my fingers). $4,000 plus shipping. Contact me on my Email: mike1762@gmail.com







hammer
Senior Member
Username: hammer

Post Number: 463
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm:   Edit Post

Mike:

What's the scale of your bass?
mike1762
Senior Member
Username: mike1762

Post Number: 1027
Registered: 1-2008
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 12:37 pm:   Edit Post

34": I have it set-up for DR HiBeams 120/100/80/60/40. The "B" is nice and "firm". It really pains me to sell it, but it's just not a "fit" for me. I was afraid there might be a problem when I made the trade, but I convinced myself that I would acclimate to it. It's been a few weeks now and I just don't see that happening. I've actually been migrating back towards MusicMan StingRays. I grew-up playing Rays and they just feel more comfortable to me. I'm actually trying (or at least willing) to sell all but 1 of my Alembics (I'm definetely keeping my SC... neck-dive and all!!!).
jazzyvee
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 3911
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 5:32 pm:   Edit Post

That quilted maple top is incredibly detailed the close up actually looks like the quilting would be textured to the touch.
All the best with the sale.

Jazzyvee
malthumb
Senior Member
Username: malthumb

Post Number: 562
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 6:06 pm:   Edit Post

Mike,

Would you be interested in a trade plus cash arrangement involving late '70s vintage StingRay and/or Sabre?

If so send me an email at martinjlm@icloud.com
malthumb
Senior Member
Username: malthumb

Post Number: 563
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 6:06 pm:   Edit Post



(Message edited by malthumb on March 16, 2014)
mike1762
Senior Member
Username: mike1762

Post Number: 1028
Registered: 1-2008
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 9:52 pm:   Edit Post

Thanks for the offer James, but I already have 5 Stingrays. My kids aren't going to know what to do with all these guitar/basses when I meet my untimely end, so I really need to thin the herd a bit :-)
mike1762
Senior Member
Username: mike1762

Post Number: 1029
Registered: 1-2008
Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 4:05 pm:   Edit Post

This guy is headed back to his previous owner and my 4 string is coming back home to me. UPS and FedEx enjoyed this little experiment!!!

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