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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lowdown3, Jan 6, 2013.

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  1. lowdown3

    lowdown3 Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2008
    What is the difference in the high end basses,I mean you have High end WARWICK, IBANEZ SR, ROSCOE, FONDORA, ECT. I mean in the hands of Michael Manring, Victor Wooten They all sound good.
     
  2. The difference is that they are different- especially Fondora
     
  3. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    Nothing. They're all identical. And Fondora is more identical than the rest.
     
  4. M.R. Ogle

    M.R. Ogle Supporting Member

    Nov 5, 2004
    Mount Vernon, Illinois
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    Backstage Guitar Lab owner
    About twelve to seven thousand dollars difference.

    Depending on your choice of tonewood.
     
  5. That's why I just buy $11 SXes. They'll outplay any of those anyway...
     
  6. Yes and no. Tone is in the carrots, so we use science as well as art to make a subjective judgement when asked the most meaningful questions. I hope this helps, otherwise you might have to ragequit.

    Martin
     
  7. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    But those ECTs are really something special.
     
  8. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    What is the difference between a duck?
     
  9. The feet and the feathers. It's all part of a whole.
     
  10. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    :rolleyes::eyebrow::rollno:

    No, no, no. One of its legs is both the same.

    A similar principle applies to high-end basses.
     
  11. Timmah

    Timmah

    May 19, 2011
    Connecticut
    The duck is better bang for your buck than the fondora.
     
  12. M.R. Ogle

    M.R. Ogle Supporting Member

    Nov 5, 2004
    Mount Vernon, Illinois
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    Backstage Guitar Lab owner
    But you should try the veal... and remember to tip your waitress!

    Bada-boomp!
     
  13. I don't think you can simplify it like that since the feathers can't really be measured accurately. If one leg is different but similar you should adjust your ducking technique to fit the context.

    Just sayin'.
     
  14. TXLawDawg

    TXLawDawg Put some stank on it... Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2007
    Austin, Texas
    Which raises the question...




    What duck is best for metal? :bag:
     
  15. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2004
    los angeles, CA
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    Endorsing Artist: FEA Labs, Jule Amps
    You can measure the feathers in a vacuum. They all scream at the same frequency. In a forest. But no one can hear it. Or can they?
     
  16. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    Some say they can hear it in a deaf, dumb and blind test, but whether it really contributes much to the tone is debatable.
     
  17. OK, fair enough. I misspoke, so let me rephrase. If only one of it's legs is similarly differentiated, you can't properly measure the entire output of the duck by analyzing EQuack levels.

    Of course, all of this is purely IMHO, so don't start an OT duck hunt here.:meh:
     
  18. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    Now that I can agree with. I think we're on the same wavelength (60Hz).
     
  19. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2004
    los angeles, CA
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    Endorsing Artist: FEA Labs, Jule Amps



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