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Conceptually it could work, but the strings really aren’t spaced properly for the bridge pickup, I think the P is the one added and it wasn’t lined up correctly. A Nordstrand Blade pickup might work for this setup in the P position

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Yeah the string alignment over the P is all wonky. I don’t have high hopes for this one.

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I’d go with big pole pickup similar to MusicMan’s own pickups. Large poles magnet has a lot of advantages one thing the attack is immediate and powerful. I made this for a while now but the pickguard is coming. I love this bass. It’s quite fun. Almost as fun as the Caprice but for much less.

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I think it would work better on a 34” like a Ray 4 or Ray 24, however, for string spacing, it may be best on a Ray 34 that has the wider 1.69” nut width.

I dont know if I would do it to a real E MM Stimgray, UNLESS, I found a junker with dead electronics, and was available for like $500 or so.

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OK so is it me or does the neck pickup look slightly out of square?

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Pickup is fine, rest of bass is out of square :rofl:

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They are reversed P pick ups on top of everything else, so, yeah, looks a little Finky and crowded on the SS Ray.

I like what Al is doing with Ray4’s mich better, but would love to see one hybric, cutlass (P ick up) amd RAy (MM pick up on a full sized Ray4.

Not certain if it would be amazing or a dud, but would love to see it tried.

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Color it up a bit



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I have that exact Daphne Blue SS Stingray downstairs!

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That’s such a great color.

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me too

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What do you think?

Regular 34” multi scale or
Short scale 32-29 multi scale super P bass

The pickup would angle a bit and down toward the middle position and the finger ramp will be more straight glow in the dark celestial glow in the dark inlays and purple burst body ebony fingerboard.

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One of each of course…

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That’s exactly what I was thinking. Why build one when I can have two twice the money.

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Well you know my vote :rofl:

Seriously excited about seeing this one, looks really nice.

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