Ernie Ball Music Man BFR StingRay Special 4 HH - Pink Champagne Sparkle F77275
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A BFR-class StingRay — Only 85 in the World!
The StingRay Bass has been a staple of modern rock, funk, and R&B since the 1970s. This incomparable Ernie Ball Music Man BFR StingRay Special 4 HH — one of only 85 in the world — reflects the finest craftsmanship, tonewoods, and electronics available across the Ernie Ball Music Man bass lineup. Its gleaming high-gloss finish and elegant gold hardware make for one-of-a-kind looks and collectibility. But make no mistake: this BFR is a bona fide groove machine that’s built to be played. And a dynamic duo of neodymium humbuckers with 3-band EQ, fed by a robust 18V delivery system, dishes out a buffet of iconic StingRay punch and presence. Lightweight Music Man tuners and a vintage Music Man top-load bridge, bedecked in a flawless chrome finish, round out the impressive BFR StingRay Special 4 HH bass.
Ball Family Reserve (BFR) style, class, and quality
When Ernie Ball Music Man designates one of their instruments as Ball Family Reserve, you better believe it means top-quality craftsmanship and materials. The BFR StingRay Special 4 HH . From the very first time you plug in, you’ll appreciate both the phenomenal low-end punch and the massive tonal versatility its sonically superior humbuckers deliver. Granted, these neodymium pickups’ stout pole pieces and beefy windings supply a solid foundation for your tone, but it’s the BFR StingRay Special 4 HH’s 18-volt active preamp and 3-band EQ that really let you sculpt your sound.
Ultra-stable roasted maple neck plays like a dream
When it comes to bass, there’s simply no substitute for a great neck. Ernie Ball Music Man put a ton of work into developing a neck that would provide the perfect balance of comfort, speed, and stability. For the BFR StingRay Special 4 HH, they spec’d premium figured roasted maple for the neck and rosewood for the fingerboard. The special roasting process removes moisture from the wood, strengthening it while reducing weight and and making the neck more impervious to changes in temperature and humidity. You’ll appreciate this as the seasons roll around or if you gig far and wide! A 5-bolt contoured neck join supplies rock-solid tuning and vibration transfer to the body, while providing you with easy access to the upper register of the instrument.
Loaded with StingRay style, sound, and innovation
The BFR StingRay Special 4 HH, like the rest of Ernie Ball Music Man’s StingRay bass lineup, claims roots that run back to the 1970s, when Ernie Ball Music Man was founded. Armed with a fat and punchy humbucker, active electronics, and a delightfully chunky neck, it’s no wonder the StingRay became a standard for such bass players as Guy Pratt, Cliff Williams, and Flea.
Ernie Ball Music Man BFR StingRay Special 4 HH Bass Guitar Features:
- Highly collectible Limited Edition — only 85 available worldwide
- Packed with performance-built features serious bassists will appreciate
- Lightweight ash body; figured roasted maple neck
- 2 humbucking pickups with neodymium magnets
- 8-volt preamp and 3-band EQ delivers fat, punchy, versatile tone with tons of headroom
- Gleaming high-gloss finish and elegant gold hardware
- Easy-access truss rod adjustment wheel
- Hardshell case included
- Body Shape:BFR StringRay Special
- Number of Strings:4
- Color:Pink Champagne Sparkle
- Body Finish:High Gloss Polyester
- Body Material:Ash
- Neck Material:Figured Roasted Maple
- Fingerboard Material:Figured Roasted Maple
- Fingerboard Inlay:Black Dots
- Number of Frets:22, High
- Scale Length:34"
- Nut Material:Black Melamine
- Nut Width:1.6875"
- Bridge/Tailpiece:Vintage Gold Plated Steel Bridge plate with Gold Plated Steel Saddles
- Tuners:Custom Gold Music Man
- Neck Pickup:Neodymium Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup:Neodymium Humbucker
- Controls:1 x master volume, 3-band Active EQ, 5-way blade pickup switch
- Strings:Ernie Ball, .045-.100
- Case Included:Hardshell Case
- Manufacturer Part Number:108-P7-RM-W5-CS-G1