Music Man 'Old Smoothie' Music Man StingRay 40th Anniversary
Music Man 'Old Smoothie' Music Man StingRay 40th AnniversaryDetails
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Please note: This is only available where all items in the order are dispatched in a single delivery.
To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!
To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:
|Finance||APR||Deposit to Pay||Payments||Total Payable|
|Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9%||14.9%||No Deposit||48 months: £6.83 |
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9%||15.9%||No Deposit||36 months: £8.65 |
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9%||18.9%||No Deposit||24 months: £12.41 |
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
How to Apply
Applying for finance couldn't be easier - if your order totals £250 or more, simply proceed through the checkout as normal, then select Pay by Finance on the payment page, then click the orange APPLY FOR INSTANT FINANCE button. This will start your application with V12 Retail Finance, our finance partner, and completing this form should take approximately 10 minutes.
You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.
Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website consisting of a single delivery, and is not available in store or via phone currently.
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Vintage StingRay Reproduction
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ernie Ball Music Man, the team have introduced a faithful reproduction of the Stingray prototype #26 which was developed, tested and overseen by Sterling Ball himself in the 70's. This bass guitar design would go on to be one of the most renowned bass guitar styles ever created. Built as a re-creation of the original prootype, the 'Old Smoothie' features all the components that made the original so sought after.
Original Vintage Construction
Working from the original design of the StingRay prototype #26, the 'Old Smoothie' features a range of components and materials found on the original design. The alder body and single-piece maple neck with rear-mounted truss rod produces the classic sound and feel of the original StingRay basses. The bass features the classic 34'' scale length with a maple fingerboard, allowing you play even more complex riffs with ease, minimising any crossover between notes.
The 'Old Smoothie' also features a unique 10 pole piece humbucking pickup (taken from the original design) and custom active electronics that allow to fine-tune the tone of your bass guitar. The classic Music Man bridge features individual string mutes for added versatility, catering to a range of playing styles. All these components combine to produce a thick, warm bass tone that retains its clarity in the low-end.
Body & Bridge
- Body: Alder
- Body Finish: High Gloss Polyester
- Body Colour: Chocolate Burst
- Bridge: Music Man® Chrome Plated, Hardened Steel Bridge with Vintage Stainless Steel Saddles and Adjustable Mute Pads
- Body Dimensions: 34.3cm x 4.1cm x 114cm / 13.5'' x 1.6'' x 44.88'' (Width x Depth x Length)
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Select Maple
- Neck Finish: High Gloss Polyester
- Neck Colour: Natural Aged Light Yellow
- Scale Length: 86.4cm / 34''
- Neck Radius: 19.1cm / 7.5''
- Neck Construction: 6-Bolts - Perfect Alignment with No Shifting
- Fingerboard: Select Maple
- Frets: 21 Low-Profile, Narrow Width
- Fret Markers: Black Dots
- Truss Rod: Rear Mounted, Adjustable
Hardware & Electronics
- Electronic Shielding: Chrome Plated Brass Control Cover
- Controls: Custom ''Old Smoothie'' 2-Band Active Preamp; Volume, Treble, Bass
- Pickup: Custom ''Old Smoothie'' Humbucker with 10 Elongated Alnico Magnets and Split Cover
- Strings: 45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)
- Tuning Machines: Schaller BM, with Tapered String Posts
- Pickguard: 3-Ply White/Black/White
The product price includes 2 years' warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.
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- Warranty is extended to 6 years from the date of delivery.
- Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 180 days (terms apply after 30 days)
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- Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 6 years if it has not been used!
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- Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
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- The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount
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