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  1. lowphatbass replied to the thread Help with listing Walking Bass Solos.

    I was not aware this was a Zombie Thread until after the fact…

    May 27, 2022 at 12:11 AM
  2. lowphatbass liked Jeff Roller's post in the thread Dingwall Owners Club.

    I'm lucky, my UPS guy used to go to church with me, and still has my cell phone number. He always calls when it's a guitar shaped...

    May 27, 2022 at 12:06 AM
  3. lowphatbass replied to the thread Help with listing Walking Bass Solos.

    I had a slew of these records as a youngster..seemed like walking solos on fast tempos was somewhat of a norm….but that was decades ago...

    May 26, 2022 at 11:58 PM
  4. lowphatbass replied to the thread What color goes with maple neck with white binding and pearl block inlays?.

    What these guys said. Leave the J pickup…hook it up or don’t. You can always go full P later if you really, really want to. (And if you...

    May 25, 2022 at 2:54 AM
  5. lowphatbass liked Manticore's post in the thread What color goes with maple neck with white binding and pearl block inlays?.

    It'd be a cryin' shame to see that body finished in any manner different from the way it is currently finished. Keep the J pickup, ditch...

    May 25, 2022 at 2:51 AM
  6. lowphatbass liked tmvt's post in the thread What color goes with maple neck with white binding and pearl block inlays?.

    You could just leave the jazz pickup in and not hook it up so you dont have to cover the filled pickup area. Or you could wire in the...

    May 25, 2022 at 2:50 AM
  7. lowphatbass liked mdogs's post in the thread What color goes with maple neck with white binding and pearl block inlays?.

    I'll be the guy. Leave the J bridge pickup, turn it into a PJ and scrap the need to refinish. Your bass will be more flexible and it...

    May 25, 2022 at 2:50 AM
  8. lowphatbass replied to the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    I’m sure you’re correct, makes sense. For my money it’s worth the sacrifice to not look down and see gaps between my saddles…it’s a P...

    May 24, 2022 at 12:33 PM
  9. lowphatbass liked Turnaround's post in the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    It's not a big deal, but the set screws are the interface between the saddle and the bridge. Now one is carrying more of the load than...

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  10. lowphatbass replied to the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    Most my basses are set-up with lighter strings and I tune down a half-step. I feel like the angle helps keep the saddles tight and...

    May 24, 2022 at 11:29 AM
  11. lowphatbass liked Turnaround's post in the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    You need to level out the E and G string saddles.

    May 24, 2022 at 10:09 AM
  12. lowphatbass replied to the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    I purposely run them at an angle. Does it make sense scientifically? Probably not.

    May 24, 2022 at 10:09 AM
  13. lowphatbass attached a file to the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    How do you fine tune the spacing on a “standard” slotted Fender bridge? Here’s the last one I installed…an old Squier. I don’t really...

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  14. lowphatbass replied to the thread Threaded saddles (à la 60s Fenders)?.

    I swear by them on all my Fenders…also have a more reliable/longer lasting height adjusting screw, IMO anyway. I prefer the slot head...

    May 24, 2022 at 2:13 AM