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Doghouse Double Bass - in the Vertical Position

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Mar 15. 3 Replies

Good evening guysFresh face on the board … I am looking for advice re building a one-string bass on a vertical plinth, to be played as a stand-up bass … has it been done, is it possible ? I am hoping…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to doghousereilly's discussion Doghouse Double Bass - in the Vertical Position
"Search the band “Morphine” their bass player was known for slide bass. Plenty have built them, so we know it works? "
Mar 15
doghousereilly replied to doghousereilly's discussion Doghouse Double Bass - in the Vertical Position
"thanks, dont want to overcomplicate with the whamola ... what type of response would i get with a slide on a double bass string ?"
Mar 14
JL replied to doghousereilly's discussion Doghouse Double Bass - in the Vertical Position
"vertical ¿plinth?, bottle bridge, sounds like a bass scale plank-type diddley bow. Electric bass guitars have a scale length of 34" bridge to nut, double bass scale length is 41" to 43.5" nut to bridge, so that depends on the…"
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Doghouse Double Bass - in the Vertical Position

Good evening guysFresh face on the board … I am looking for advice re building a one-string bass on a vertical plinth, to be played as a stand-up bass … has it been done, is it possible ? I am hoping the answer is on this board somewherelist of components :1. bass tuner peg2. bone nut3. bottle bridge4. rusty nail tailpieceall above secured to the plinth and a bass string connected over them, pickup and jack to followsound like a plan ? what kind of distances are involved, and how would I play…See More
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"Welcome to the nation Doghouse, plenty of info in the Resources tab as well as Glenn watt & Del Puckett  YouTube channel  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8"
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At 3:59pm on March 12, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Doghouse, plenty of info in the Resources tab as well as Glenn watt & Del Puckett  YouTube channel 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8

 
 
 

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