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How many strings on bass

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Key Jan 29. 12 Replies

And what notes or gauges for a CC bass?

What do the 2.5W CBGITTY amp modules sound like?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 20, 2018. 5 Replies

Ive made amps using other modules but what do the CBGITTY ones sound like especially when overdriven? A lot of solid state amps do not distort nicely. I have several tins and boxes crying out to be…Continue

 

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At the shed from whence they came.

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Bass neck was a bit hefty so...

"Where I can SEE THEM !"
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Bass neck was a bit hefty so...

"Fret markers need to be on the side where I can see then M."
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"Ia that black wire grounding the bridge?"
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Fenwick Rodmaster Bass

"Been messing around with that font for my 'Flester' logo too. I see my question re strings is answered on your other post."
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"Cool. What are the strings?"
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"I can just see you carrying that amp on the bus ;-)"
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"Looks great. What amp board are you using? Do you have any sound samples?"
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2 string bass

"Thanks. The 'body' improves balance and allows it to rest on the lap. Don't think I'll add another half. The thumb on the picking hand rests nicely on the neck as it is. Nice to be able to make the house rumble with those low…"
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Posted on June 2, 2018 at 4:26am 2 Comments

Some of you may know what a hurley is but its used in this great sport. https://g.co/kgs/gsEFqV. They are vaguely guitar shaped and so I often used one in lieu of an air guitar in my youth. So imagine my delight when I came across this lad.
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