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Posted by JP on February 16, 2001 at 05:46:51:

In Reply to: equipment posted by Quinn Lawrence on February 14, 2001 at 22:59:57:

: Hi, I am a trumpet player who just started playing bass. I know that equipment is
: a factor that everybody faces at any level. I was wondering when I decide to buy
: that special bass, what kind of woods should I check out? Also, I would like to
: know the differences between the woods as far as sound and etc. is concerned?
: I go to different websites and they just talk about where the woods came from
: instead of what they'll actually do for a player. Help?

: Hey Quinn!!!
With my limited experience a can tell you that maple fingerboards are awsome (bright sound: I used to have a middle 80īs Precision bass and it sounded great (it still sounds, I guess...I sold it)

Then I bought a Musicman with rosewood fingerboard that has a more "dark" tone than the first. But as itīs already said, electronics play an important role on the sound.

Peace

JP




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