Estimated in-stock April 14, 2023
The rich history of the modern electric bass guitar is rooted in the 20th-century “Golden Era” of instrument manufacturing. During this time, guitar and bass manufacturing pioneers produced legendary solid body concepts, crafting some of the world’s most beloved Instrument designs. In celebration of these time-honored designs, we bring you the BFR Stingray Retro ’76. The all-new Stingray Retro ’76 is loaded with many vintage-inspired specifications celebrating Music Man’s 70’s era of American craftsmanship. This Stingray BFR edition features a beautiful nitro-finished 3-tone Sunburst ash body with vast black, yellow, and red swatches, capturing the look and feel of Music Man’s flagship 4-string bass. A faithful reproduction, this retro edition bass reproduces the Stingray’s original specifications, including an Alnico-loaded humbucking pickup, 2-band preamp, 21-fret 3-Bolt maple neck with micro-tilt adjustment, and a strings-thru-the-body-bridge with adjustable mute pads. Overall a classic feeling and sounding vintage-inspired instrument that offers the best of old-world craftsmanship with contemporary playability and reliability. The BFR Stingray Retro ’76 bass comes with a period correct tolex case, certificate of authenticity and is limited to 100 pieces worldwide.
This bass will be in factory fresh condition, with no dings, dents, fretwear, or shop wear. It has not been put on display in our retail location. The basswill come with the original hard-shell case, and will ship in the factory packaging, with Certificate of Authenticity. Yes, the legendary DuBaldo Music Center case candy is also included.
Note: Manufacturer images shown, actual woodgrain will vary.
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Body Construction Solid
Top Color 76 Burst (translucent 3 tone sunburst)
Body Material Ash
Body Color 76 Burst (translucent 3 tone sunburst)
Body Binding N/A
Body Finish Nitrocellulose
Color Slight yellow tint
Joint 3 bolt
Thickness at 1st Fret 0.812″
Thickness at 12th Fret 0.966″
Additional Walnut Skunk Stripe on back of neck
Color/Finish Slight yellow tint
Inlays 5/16″ dot
Side Markers Black Dot
Finish Buffed Nitrocellulose
Fret Count, Size, Material 21, .078 x .050, Nickel Silver
Scale Length 34
Nut Material, Width Melamine 1.686″
Hardware Color Chrome
Bridge/Tailpiece Pre-EB Geometry Music Man® chrome plated, steel bridge plate with vintage stainless steel saddles
Knob Type Radio Knob
Pickguard Material 3 ply white/black/white
Tuning Machines Schaller Bass
Tuner Gear Ratio
Electronics Type (active/passive) Active
Preamp 2 Band EQ
Bridge Pickup Vintage style alnico humbucking pickup with long alnico 5 magnets and wound with original single poly-nylon wire.
Controls Volume, treble and bass
Output Type (mono/stereo) Mono