Sterling by Music Man StingRay Ray35QM 5-String Electric Bass- Island Burst

Sterling by Music Man


Classic Design with Luxury Appointments and Next Level Aesthetics Give This StingRay a Modern Look and Sound

Modeled after the classic Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay Bass, the Sterling by Music Man Ray35 QM in a gorgeous Island Burst finish is the latest entry in Sterling’s StingRay 5-string bass lineup. Featuring a classic design based on one of Ernie Ball Music Man’s most successful bass models, and featuring a host of luxury appointments, the Sterling by Music Man Ray 35QM delivers the big, bold sound with next level aesthetics at a price that every bassist is sure to appreciate.

Featuring a  modern contoured Mahogany body with a Quilted Maple Veneer top, a smooth and comfortable Hard Maple neck, and a Hard Maple fretboard, the Ray 35 QM is on point in every way. With a silky smooth satin finish, a scale length of 34“ with a radius of 9.5“, and a 21-fret Roasted Maple fingerboard, the Ray 35QM is built for comfort and smooth playability.

The electronics include a Sterling by Music Man designed alnico humbucker in the bridge position that is coupled with a 3-band active preamp that allows you to dial in the exact tone that you need. From a thunderous low end growl, to bright and punchy highs, the Sterling by Music Man Ray 34 covers a wide range of musical territory. The hardware includes a rock solid Sterling by Music Man designed bridge with open gear tuners that have a vintage look with modern functionality.


  • Model: RAY35QM
  • Body Wood: Mahogany - Quilted Maple Veneer Top
  • Body Color: Island Burst (ILB)
  • Bridge: Sterling by Music Man Designed Bridge
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.4cm)
  • Neck Radius: 9.5" (24cm)
  • Frets: 21 Frets, Medium
  • Neck Width: 1.77"(45mm) at Nut
  • Neck Wood: Roasted Hard Maple
  • Fingerboard: Roasted Hard Maple
  • Fret Markers: Black Dot Markers
  • Tuning Machines: Open Gear
  • Truss Rod: Single Action
  • Neck Attachment: 6 Bolts
  • Controls: 3-band Active Preamp
  • Switching: 3-way Toggle Pickup Selector
  • Pickups: H - 1 Alnico Humbucker
  • Strings: Ernie Ball 2836 Super Slinky
  • Gig Bag: Deluxe Sterling by Music Man Bag

Delivering Next Level Aesthetics and a Modern Sound at an Incredible Price Point

The Sterling by Music Man StingRay 35QM offers luxury appointments like a Quilted Maple veneer top, Sterling by Music Man designed Alnico-1 Humbucker pickup and a 3-band active preamp, giving it next level looks incredible sonic versatility. The 3-band active preamp allows you to cover a wide range of sonic territory, including everything from bright and punchy treble tones, to thunderous and seismic bass tones, making the Ray 35QM perfect for a wide array of musical styles