Posted by c.veltman on July 31, 2000 at 17:45:16:
In Reply to: Re: Soundpost...... posted by Reed on July 28, 2000 at 22:13:04:
: : 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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