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StingRay Short Scale

Experience the new Short Scale StingRay bass, now upgraded with a roasted maple neck for unparalleled feel and playability. Modified to a convenient 30” scale, this lightweight StingRay features passive electronics with a powerful neodymium humbucker, providing comfort without sacrificing performance. A push push volume boost and 3-way rotary switch, offering parallel, true single coil, and series modes, provides a versatile array of tonal options. Get ready for the big and bold StingRay sound in our smoothest package yet.

Finish Options
Fiesta Red
Toluca Lake Blue
Fiesta Red

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For the first time, the iconic StingRay design is available with a 30" short scale makeover, delivering easier playability.


The StingRay Short Scale features a neodymium humbucking pickup with 3-way rotary switch. The pickup configuration includes parallel, true single-coil, and series modes.


Model RAYSS4
Body Wood Nyatoh
Body Color Fiesta Red (FRD), Toluca Lake Blue (TLB)
Bridge Sterling by Music Man Designed Bridge
Pickguard White (FRD), Pearloid (TLB)
Scale 30" (76.2 cm)
Neck Radius 9.5" (24 cm)
Frets 22 Frets, Medium
Neck Width 1.5" (38mm) at Nut, 2.44" (62mm) at Last Fret
Neck Wood Roasted Maple
Fingerboard Roasted Maple (FRD), Rosewood (TLB)
Fret Markers Black Dot Markers (FRD), White Dot Markers (TLB)
Tuning Machines Open Gear
Truss Rod Dual Action
Neck Attachment 6 Bolt Pattern
Controls 1 Push/Push Volume Boost, 1 Tone
Switching 3-way Rotary Selector
Pickups Sterling by Music Man-Designed Neodymium Pickups (H)
Strings Ernie Ball 2852 Regular Slinky Short Scale Bass
Gig Bag N/A