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Sterling by Music Man RAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

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The Ray35CA is the newest addition to the Sterling 5-String Bass offering. Sharing the same basic body and electronic specs as it's 4-string Ray34CA ...Click To Read More About This Product

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The 5-string big brother to the awesome RAY34CA.

The Ray35CA is the newest addition to the Sterling 5-String Bass offering. Sharing the same basic body and electronic specs as it's 4-string Ray34CA Classic Active counterpart, Ray35CA is a no-nonsense, tone machine workhorse.

The Classic Active Series basses deliver old school vibe and looks for the vintage enthusiast. Lightweight slab bodies (no belly or forearm contours). The glossy amber tinted neck features a narrow 45 mm nut width, 34" scale and 21 thin vintage style frets. The finish is a hard glossy coat that exudes the vibe and look of an older instrument.

FEATURES
Alnico Humbucker, SBMM Design pickups
34" Scale
Ash body
Maple neck
Rosewood (VC/R) or Maple (3TS) fretboard
Open tuning machines
Chrome hardware
6-Bolt neck joint
21 Frets
Fixed, SBMM Design bridge
Nut Width: 45mm
Fretboard Radius: 12"
Neck Width, 12th fret: 61mm

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Sterling by Music ManRAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good pick up (3)
  • Good tone (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)
  • Recording (3)
  • Small venues (3)
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5.0

More than what I expected

By Crazy J. W.

from Kinston, N. C.

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Sterling by Music Man RAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    After listening to the many 77-78 stingrays
    on youtube, I've found that this model comes
    as close to the Leo Fender stingray tone as
    you will get. Better than the classic series!!!!!

     
    5.0

    Great Bass-Rock Solid and Incredible tone

    By Phil A

    from Singapore

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Awesome "funk" sound
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Sterling by Music Man RAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

      I have owned many different basses, including Fender Jazz and currently have an Ibanez BTB and Warwick, neither of which I have in my currentl living location so needed a Bass to keep my hand in. Spent a lot of time in the local music store running through bass after bass, Fenders, Ibanez, could not get one that sounded right. Picked this up with a level of scepticism as it only had a single pick up- the sound, feel and playability just blew me a way. It was simply perfect. Felt good, well made, rock solid in fact and the tone and sounds were just what I wanted-setup was fine, sound was both solid and twangy when needed- felt like it could move from a RIckenbacker growl to a solid fender thumping base and the entire spectrum in between. Bought it on the spot- not disappointed after the fact either, still puts a big smile on my face when I pick it up and play it.

       
      5.0

      Guitar player review of this bass

      By Dave

      from Sparta, MI

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      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Sterling by Music Man RAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

        I'm a guitar player who wanted a decent bass to experiment with. Previously I owned an Ibanez SR200 and wanted to step up. My bass shipped so that it required a setup when it arrived. Not a problem for me. Strings needed to be lowered to 3/32nd on the 17th fret. Plays and balances beautifully now. Great tone. For a guitar player it was getting used to the weight of a 5 string. I think it weighs around 13 lbs so a good strap is necessary. The intonation was spot on. No adjustments there. I think this is a fine bass. It seems well made, the frets are fine and polished and once the bass it set up it plays very well. I'm really going to like playing this for the next 10 years or so.

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