Posted by Reed on July 28, 2000 at 22:13:04:
In Reply to: Re: Soundpost...... posted by David Kaczorowski on July 17, 2000 at 11:30:27:
: Yes, ideal soundpost diameter differs from bass to bass.
: I don't recall, however, what the relationship is with
: regards to sound.
:Usually 3/4 basses have soundposts about 17-19 mm in diameter
7/8 are slightly bigger. A smaller soundpost will give a faster response, a larger one will give a deeper tone. Too thick, and the bass will be muddy and dead-sounding.
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