This Music Man Sterling bass is an absolute monster, it has a similar body shape to the popular StingRay but is slightly shorter and narrower. This 5 string version features This bass features 2 Music Man ceramic magnet pickups, an active 3 band preamp and 5 way pickup switching switching. The pickup switching works as follows... Bridge pickup both coils series, both pickups outer coils series, both pickups parallel, both pickups inner coils series, neck pickup series.
Model: Sterling 5 Size: 12-1/2" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 45-1/4" long (31.8 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 114.9 cm long) Weight: 9 lbs, 11oz (4.39 kg) - varies slightly Body Wood: Select hardwood Body Finish: High gloss polyester Bridge: Music Man® chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles Pickguard: Black Pearloid. Scale Length: 34" (86.4 cm) Neck Radius: 11" (27.9 cm) Headstock Size: Only 7-7/8" (20.0 cm) long Frets: 22 - High profile, wide Neck Width: 1-3/4" (44.5 mm) at nut 2-3/4"" (69.9 mm) at last fret Neck Wood: Select maple neck Fingerboard: Fretted - rosewood Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend Neck Colors: Natural; Matching headstock Tuning Machines: Schaller BM, with tapered string posts Truss Rod: Adjustable - no component or string removal Neck Attachment: 5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined control cover Controls: Dual Pickup, 3-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass Switching: Dual Pickup - 5-way lever pickup selector Pickups: Standard - Dual Humbucking with ceramic magnets Strings: 45w-65w-80w-100w-130w (Regular Slinky Bass #2836)