MUSICMANBASS.GLOBAL
MUSICMANBASS.GLOBAL 

Formerly MUSICMANBASS.ORG

 

Hangtag Manual

(as from Sept 1978)
 

Attached to the necks of new Pre-EB
instruments. Measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".


HELPFUL INFO.

 

Bullet Truss Nut (Sting Ray & Sabre)

Bullet truss nut. Available from Ernie Ball's Customer Service. Part number: "M0 5470".

 

Hex Wrench (Allen Key) Sizes

 

Bullet Truss Nut: 1/8 inch (including Sabre).

Bridge Side Bolts: 1/8 inch.

 

Neck Tilt: 3/32 inch (including Sabre).

 

String Saddle Height Screws: 5/64 inch (Including Sabre).

 

For Ernie Ball Sting Rays.
 

Bullet Truss Nut: 1/8 inch.

Bridge Side Bolts: 1/8 inch.

 

Grub screws on control knobs: 5/64 inch.

 

String saddle height screws: 1/16 inch.

 

Suggested Initial Pickup Setting

 

Adjust in play position: seated with instrument on lap.

 

While depressing E string at last fret (pickup end of neck), measure 4/32 inches from bottom of string to top of pickup magnet.

 

Do same with G string but aim for 3/32 inches (plus or minus) for even volume across all four strings.

 

(For Sabre Bass: do the above for both pickups. After adjustments neck pickup will (and should) sit lower than bridge pickup).