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Ernie Ball Music Man 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Spalted Sunburst

SKU 08MUS025
Original price $ 3,799.00 - Original price $ 3,799.00
Original price
$ 3,799.00
$ 3,799.00 - $ 3,799.00
Current price $ 3,799.00

Limited Edition 35th Anniversary StingRay 5

In 1987, Ernie Ball Music Man created the legendary StingRay 5 bass, setting the standard for the modern 5-string bass. The 35th Anniversary edition honors the timeless Ernie Ball Music Man design that has been used by some of the world’s most iconic bassists.

The ash body features a spalted maple top with thin maple veneer and comes standard with a Spalted Sunburst finish. The roasted figured maple neck features an ebony fretboard, copper pearlescent block inlays and is finished in a high gloss for superb comfort and playability. High-output neodymium StingRay 5 pickups provide powerful low-end with a distinctive mid-range punch while the lightweight hardware delivers solid stability.

Limited to 225 pieces for worldwide consumption,, every Anniversary StingRay 5 includes a certificate of authenticity.  We only have 1, and once it's gone, it's gone for good!


This 35th-anniversary edition is an actual work of art with a premium ash body featuring a maple-veneered Spalted Sunburst maple top. The roasted maple neck and ebony fretboard are adorned with copper pearlescent block inlays, and the entire front and back of the flame-figured neck are buffed to a striking high gloss finish.


The SR5’s robust low-end and fat, punchy midrange is world-famous. The low “B” string is most revered as it remains tight and full at a popular 34” scale length. This 35th SR5 faithfully recreates this iconic tone utilizing powerful neodymium magnets delivering more output and a wider range of frequencies.


An 18-volt 3-Band EQ preamp is utilized for extra clean headroom, letting you dial in a wide range of popular bass tones from modern punch to classic vintage without clipping or distortion.


Model: StingRay 5 35th Anniversary
Size: 13-3/8" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 45-3/4" long (34.0 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 116.2 cm long)
Body Wood: Ash
Body Finish: High gloss polyester
Body Colors: Spalted Sunburst
Bridge: Standard - Music Man® Black plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
Scale Length: 34" (86.4 cm)
Neck Radius: 11" (27.9 cm)
Headstock Size: Only 9" (22.9 cm) long
Frets: 22 - High profile, wide, Stainless Steel
Neck Width: 1-3/4" (44.5 mm) at nut 2-3/4"" (69.9 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood: Select roasted maple
Fingerboard: Ebony
Fret Markers: Copper Pearloid Atlante Blocks
Neck Finish: High gloss polyester
Neck Colors: Natural
Tuning Machines: Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic clover design
Truss Rod: Adjustable - no component or string removal
Neck Attachment: 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover
Controls: 3-band active preamp with 18 volts of headroom; vol, treble, mid, bass
Switching: H: 3-way lever pickup selector; HH: 5-way lever pickup selector
Pickups: Single or Dual Humbucking with Neodymium Magnets