visual modification?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Aether, Dec 17, 2012.


  1. Aether

    Aether

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    hey i was considering adding some visual bits to my bass, but i was concerned about the additions affecting the sound of my bass. im going for a steampunk-ish look, so any help is appreciated
  2. darkstorm

    darkstorm

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    Depends what your adding. If your doing steampunk your probably gonna add noticebale weight since they tend to like all sorts of metal gagets and gears added. If your just ading a little bit if stuff, no sound diff. If you cover the bass with all kinds of metal gagets, then you can expect to hurt the sound of wood since it would become a laregly metal bass body.
  3. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066

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    have somebody paint it to appear the way you want it..much easier IMHO
  4. Aether

    Aether

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    cool. my bass is a sunburst, with gold hardware, so i was just going to add a few little bits, nothing as drastic as a new paint. thanks for the tips
    :)
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  6. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Just glue some rusty crap to it. Steampunk.
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    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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