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  1. Thread: Piezo MM?

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    On a fretless it adds a huge amount. On fretted...

    On a fretless it adds a huge amount. On fretted it's a little different. The piezo totally steals away the bite of the MM bass, which is GOOD. Not to say I don't like the bite, but on an accoustic or...
  2. Thread: Rig coming...

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    Rig coming...

    What rig would you guys pair with my SR5? I am gonna be picking up a Peavey Firebass 700 (about 500W at 4ohms) fairly soon and once I have that I will be getting a new rig.

    I was thinking either a...
  3. Thread: Dinged Neck?

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    I do have straplocks now. This was just at a...

    I do have straplocks now. This was just at a practice and I wasn't moving at all. In any case, I'll try your guy's suggestions. It's very small and not very deep so...
  4. Thread: Dinged Neck?

    by Masamax
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    Dinged Neck?

    Is there anyway to fix a dinged neck? My strap came off and the neck came into contact with a sharp corner. It's only indented a millimetre or two.
  5. Thread: Piezo Option

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    The piezo pickup has some very distinct features....

    The piezo pickup has some very distinct features. It cuts mids and highs, and boosts the low. The main problem with it is that it has a lot of string noise. It's pretty hard to play it with a pick,...
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    That would mean carving out a new batter...

    That would mean carving out a new batter cavity...ugh. Unless you put like a 4band Preamp in there I can't see the point.
  7. Thread: Pickup, Again

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    And the real question is: Why would you want to?

    And the real question is: Why would you want to?
  8. Thread: Custom bass

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    http://www.davelarue.com/

    http://www.davelarue.com/
  9. Thread: clicking

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    Set-up!

    Set-up!
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    Why not just make the Bongo the "Bovinehost...

    Why not just make the Bongo the "Bovinehost signature model" while you're at it? :rolleyes:


    :D
  11. Thread: Custom bass

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    that's 2 band! HEY!

    that's 2 band! HEY!
  12. Thread: Bartolini

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    I have heard Bart's pickup and was none too...

    I have heard Bart's pickup and was none too impressed. I hesitate to say it's a waste of money, because of course it's all subjective, but I always found the original pickups to be perfect. I suggest...
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    If you need to get a string louder, putting it...

    If you need to get a string louder, putting it closer to the pup helps.

    Oh, and as for slapping the higher strings, normally when I slap them the sound I get is quiet too. So when I slap them I...
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    What is a better sound? Better is a subjective...

    What is a better sound? Better is a subjective description, not the adjective I need.
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    Have you tried playing it at a different...

    Have you tried playing it at a different location? It may be some form of electronics that your TRP wasn't as vunerable too causing it, although not likely best to check all corners. If it does it...
  16. Thread: Pickups

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    What sound exactly are you going for? Although...

    What sound exactly are you going for? Although you can get different sounds from different pickups, a precision pickup is always gonna sound like a precision pickup.
  17. I personally use EB and DM strings for the most...

    I personally use EB and DM strings for the most part and like them both. I don't think you should focus on the highest priced and most high tech string. Just finding a sting that sounds good for your...
  18. Thread: Piezo Bridge

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    Piezo is worth it just for versatility if you can...

    Piezo is worth it just for versatility if you can afford it IMO.
  19. Thread: Piezo Bridge

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    It basically cuts the mids and boosts the bass....

    It basically cuts the mids and boosts the bass. It is excellent for accoustic gigs, and when I need to cut the bite of my SR5 I can just roll the piezo up.

    My only qualm is that it does have quite...
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    Screw you both. It was -32 last night.

    Screw you both. It was -32 last night.
  21. Thread: Marry Xmas

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    My christmas present came 6 months early but I am...

    My christmas present came 6 months early but I am happy none the less today. Enjoy it all to you and your families!
  22. Thread: onyx sterling

    by Masamax
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    Avenue Guitars up here in Edmonton has one. $2700...

    Avenue Guitars up here in Edmonton has one. $2700 Canadian if I recall.
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    It sounds like your friend has a Black Onyx...

    It sounds like your friend has a Black Onyx Sterling... they are a special run.
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    Duely noted!:D

    Duely noted!:D
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    The HH Bongo should be trickier to slap shouldn't...

    The HH Bongo should be trickier to slap shouldn't it?
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