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  1. OldShark liked Nev375's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    This tells me you are well on your way to failing to reach your goal. You are still focused on technique which is what you've learned...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 3:35 PM
  2. OldShark liked LBS-bass's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    Nothing wrong with learning 3-finger technique, as long as you're not under the mistaken impression that this is how most of us play,...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 3:30 PM
  3. OldShark liked ChrisPbass's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    Cannot recommend. Do not give up guitar! too much fun and It's good being able to switch if needed. source: current guitar and bass...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 3:24 PM
  4. OldShark liked Nev375's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    The difference between good bassist and good guitarist is a mental one. Technique makes any musician more versatile, but bass is more...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 2:52 PM
  5. OldShark liked glocke1's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    Just remember that while bass can be a lead instrument and bass solos sound awesome, its fundamental role is to serve as a bridge...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 2:51 PM
  6. OldShark liked OldSchoolFlats's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    First noting that bass is just a hobby for me, and I am but a humble squire, I noticed a couple of things in my many years: While bass...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 2:45 PM
  7. OldShark liked instrumentalist's post in the thread I want to be able to call myself a bassist - not a guitarist who has a bass. Help!.

    It's interesting that you want to learn three finger technique. Most bassists, when playing fingerstyle, use two (index and middle).

    Jun 18, 2021 at 2:40 PM
  8. OldShark liked mexicant's post in the thread Sire Bass Club!.

    The best way is to purchase a set of metric ball end Allen wrenches and use them rather then guess.

    Jun 18, 2021 at 1:12 PM
  9. OldShark liked Fernando Costa's post in the thread fretlesseseses.

    I wouldn't say fetish, but a kind of love for a smooth scale, without rails and spines to mess up our lives, where our hands can slip at...

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  10. OldShark liked SamanthaCay's post in the thread fretlesseseses.

    Ok, I don't know if you all can handle this but here's my number one fretless. I have many, but this one is number one. Pictures from...

    20201107_104112~2.jpg received_486815112551409.jpeg Jun 17, 2021 at 12:28 AM
  11. OldShark liked Liko's post in the thread Sire Bass Club!.

    Mine too, though the strings were misbehaving quite a bit last night at my gig. That can be 99% explained by the setting; imagine a bar...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 11:56 PM
  12. OldShark liked Matty Koff's post in the thread Sire Bass Club!.

    I'm pretty sure they all use the same Sire manufacturered tuners. I mean..they do their job on my P7 but they aren't the best feeling...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 4:27 PM
  13. OldShark replied to the thread Sire Bass Club!.

    ... And the asymmetrical neck, right? As stated, haven't had the chance to play a V10/P10 but would expect the neck profile to make a...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 4:22 PM
  14. OldShark liked LowEndLobster's post in the thread Sire Bass Club!.

    I don't believe so. I just got another V3 in last week for a mod project and the tuners are terrrrrrible. The ones of the V5's and V7's...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 3:56 PM
  15. OldShark replied to the thread Sire Bass Club!.

    According to Sire's official website, the V3 tuners are "Standard Open Gear", whereas all other V series and all P series models have...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 3:55 PM