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Posted by CASH ( on March 09, 2002 at 21:08:48:

In Reply to: Re: Adjustable Tailpiece posted by Andy Seed on March 08, 2002 at 00:15:37:

Thanx for the info. In that case Ill save my money and bye either a fender 4x10 or drivers training. thanx again

: : Is an adjustable tailpiece a good investment? I have the opportunity to buy one at a local music store for 75 bucks. It is all steel I think. Is this a good idea?
: : CASH

: Cash ,
: Trust me on this one - save your bucks or something else you have no need for an adjustable tailpiece ! They are a throwback from violins where on some strings you tune as best as you can with the non - geared wooden tuning pegs then fine tune with adjusters on the tailpiece . This is neccessary on violins , violas and cellos but , as basses have precision geared machine heads they are completely unneccessary . Look around and see if you con spot one bassist with an adjustable tailpiece - I bet you can't ! As I said - save your bucks !
: All the best ,
: Andy .

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