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Stupid question about Kay's

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by Gjbl, Jan 17, 2014.


  1. Gjbl

    Gjbl

    Nov 24, 2013
    Austin
    Disclosures:
    I teach bass at guitar center
    Are blonde Kay's made of the same wood is normal case is it just a pain job finish or varnish finish or something?… Which bases typically sound warmer? Is there a difference in sound?
     
  2. drurb

    drurb Oracle, Ancient Order of Rass Hattur; Mem. #1, EPC Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Connecticut
    It is the finish that differs.
     
  3. michricker

    michricker Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2008
    Lake Orion, Michigan
    I have a 1940 ob-100 if interested try one
     
  4. drurb

    drurb Oracle, Ancient Order of Rass Hattur; Mem. #1, EPC Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Connecticut
    What does this have to do with a Kay DB?
     
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  6. Gjbl

    Gjbl

    Nov 24, 2013
    Austin
    Disclosures:
    I teach bass at guitar center
    Thank you so much that's exactly what I wanted to know.. Are there any Kay's made with ebony as the "fretboard"?
     
  7. salcott

    salcott Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2007
    NYC, Inwood.
    Looks like Zippy has joined TB.
     
  8. drurb

    drurb Oracle, Ancient Order of Rass Hattur; Mem. #1, EPC Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Connecticut
    Yes, there were Kays made with ebony fingerboards. In addition, many players have their rosewood fingerboards replaced with ebony fingerboards.

    Excellent! :)