The StingRay Bass sold well

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The neck was made by Modulus. The body is also chambered for added acoustic resonance. The preamps were coated with epoxy to prevent reverse engineering. The StingRay Bass sold well. Ball's partner in this company was George Fullerton.

These unique tonal combinations excel

The production of amplifiers, which were manufactured at a separate factory, ceased. Fender made the guitars and basses, while Walker's company made the amplifiers and sold accessories. Fewer than twenty percent of the residents in San Luis Obispo county can afford to buy a house.

Hardware The most noticeable addition is the Floyd Rose tailpiece, a unit optimized for anything from subtle vibrato wobbles to dramatic, rumbling divebombs.

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With two volume controls, a master tone knob and two heavy-duty pickups, guitarists can experiment with endless sounds. Body and Neck Encounter the clever structural alteration that gives this new model its name by taking the instrument in your hands and running your fingers up the neck. While others have attempted to imitate it, none have come close to duplicating the qualities of the finest six-stringed instrument on the planet.

The product was a success, and supported Music Man when its main line was in a slump. Low sales stressed the staff. Walker approached Leo Fender about financial help in the founding.

Basses were produced in fretted and fretless versions. Fender had been opposed to the idea.

Given this climate, the StingRay guitar was quietly dropped from the line. The new Les Paul Axcess Standard from Gibson Custom carries all the elegant styling, fluid body lines and rocking attitude of a classic Les Paul Standard from the golden era of the late s.

Yet each year, Gibson attempts to improve on the world's best guitar. Walker had previously been a sales representative at Fender. Neither it, nor the new translucent finishes, were able to turn the financial tide and by the company was near bankruptcy. Each instrument also comes with a Gibson Custom hardshell case and certificate of authenticity.

One-third of the then-current workforce of people got a raise. Call us now if you are interested in placing a deposit on this guitar.

These unique tonal combinations excel at delivering everything from singing classic rock lead tones to contemporary crunch to extremes of twang and jangle. Even the pure-nickel wound. The new body shape has a slightly thinner upper horn and a more symmetric bridge end profile.