Common questions

Does Ernie Ball make guitars?

Does Ernie Ball make guitars?

Ernie Ball, the world’s leading manufacturer of strings and accessories, has been making high-quality electric guitar and bass strings since 1962.

Where are sterling Music Man guitars made?

Built in Indonesia with the highest standards in mind, all Sterling by Music Man instruments are designed by Ernie Ball’s world class team of engineers.

Who plays a Music Man guitar?

The Ernie Ball Music Man Dustin Kensrue StingRay Artist Series guitar is a collaboration between our award-winning design team and the acclaimed singer-songwriter and guitarist of Thrice, Dustin Kensrue.

Why are Musicman guitars so good?

The fit, finish, and feel of both models are phenomenal, completely living up to the standards of quality that have earned Ernie Ball Music Man guitars their esteemed reputations over the years. The StingRay has a distinctive voice that’s bigger and warmer than an SG but brighter and livelier than a Les Paul.

Are Music Man guitars any good?

So yes – superbly made guitars but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll work for you. As with any guitar it’s as much about you as the instrument. TL:DR: Most of the EBMM models not that close to $3,000. EBMMs are totally worth it if you are spending that much on a guitar and you’re blown away by picking one up.

Are Sterling by MusicMan good?

The Sterling range of StingRay basses are fantastic quality. If you are interested in the world of the StingRay, these mid-range Sterling models are not so much an ‘affordable choice’ as they are ‘a clever buy’! The value for money is excellent, considering the performance, feel and longevity you can expect from one.

Is Sterling owned by Ernie Ball?

Determined to maintain a reputation for quality, the Music Man company largely produces high-end guitars, especially after being acquired by Ernie Ball in 1984….Music Man (company)

Type Subsidiary
Key people CEO Brian Ball Sterling Ball Dudley Gimpel (lead designer)
Products Electric guitars, basses, amplifiers
Parent Ernie Ball

Did Leo Fender play guitar?

He Didn’t Play Guitar, but Did Play Saxophone (and Dabbled in Piano) Leo wasn’t a guitarist, and legend says he didn’t know how to tune a guitar either. This obviously didn’t deter him from creating the most popular electric guitars in the world.

Does fender own music man?

Music Man in the late-70’s/early-80’s was not a pretty picture. CLF Research and Music Man were treated as separate companies, headed by Leo Fender and Tommy Walker, respectively. Fender made the instruments, while Walker’s company made the amps.

What is Music Man Sterling 5?

It is widely regarded as the Music Man bass. Several different variants comprise the current lineup and the Sterling 5 is the series standard five-stringer. It features 34″ scale, classic body design, bolt-on neck construction and classic styling.

Is Mann guitars a company?

From what I have heard, Mann was a Canadian guitar company that made knock off guitars in the 70’s…mainly Gibson style (les Paul’s etc…). Apparently these guitars were made in the same factory as Ibanez, and for all intensive purposes they are the exact same as the Ibanez models produced during that same era (except the ones shipped out to Canada had the “Mann” label on the head stock, instead on “Ibanez”).

What is a Music Man StingRay?

Music Man StingRay is an electric bass guitar by Music Man, introduced in 1976.

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