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4 strings, P Pup, but is it a bass?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by LajoieT, Jan 14, 2006.


  1. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
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    Not really, but this thing is COOL!!!! Local Daddy's Junky Music has one in all Black that is SWEET!!!!

    Epiphone Mandobird Electric Mandolin, the perfect beginner bass for the infant in your family!!!

    {OK, so technically it only has 1/2 of a P Pickup...}
     
  2. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    I wonder if they make a lefty model.
     
  3. Barfly

    Barfly

    Dec 27, 2000
    GTA, Canada
    Me too! My 6 year old is lefty!
     
  4. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
  5. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    Well, standard Mandolin tuning is EADG. That tuning sounds vaguely familiar.

    :cool:
     
  6. Standard mandolin tuning is actually GDAE as opposed to bass being EADG....but i suppose you could tune it to fourths anyway....cool look.
     
  7. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    DOH!!!!

    I had just googled "Mandolin Tuning" and the page that came up said:

    but later on in the article (where I didn't bother to read to) it states:

     
  8. AuG

    AuG

    May 22, 2005
    Fort Collins, CO
    I might get one for my nephew's 4th birthday. Anybody know what they run price-wise? :bassist:

    AuG
     
  9. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    4 String = $200
    8 String = $250