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A question for the ages...

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by drummer5359, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. drummer5359

    drummer5359 Gold Supporting Member

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    The Precision bass got it's name from the fact that it is fretted, making "precise" fingering of the notes.

    So...

    A fretless precision is a contradiction?

    (Be aware that I posted this in humor for a reason.)
  2. bassteban

    bassteban

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    So.. what is the question?

    Edit: Was the question mark there earlier..? :ninja:
  3. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

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    I have often wonder about that.

    Oh the irony!
  4. DerTeufel

    DerTeufel Supporting Member

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    I don't think there is a market for an "imprecision" bass :p

    Besides..fretless split-coil bass doesn't roll off the tongue.
  5. Gaolee

    Gaolee The Fat Violin Supporting Member

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    I would buy an imprecision bass. Actually, I have a bunch of 'em already.
  6. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe

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    No ... "Precision bass" is just a name. From what I've heard around these parts, playing on a Precision bass (fretted or no) doesn't automatically make the owner play with precision.

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