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6 or 5 String

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by White_Knuckles, Feb 13, 2005.


  1. White_Knuckles

    White_Knuckles

    Oct 6, 2004
    Hi I'm looking at building a custom bass, probably fretless, off Warmoth and was wondering what I should build, a five or six string Gecko bass. I have played a 6 string in the past and didn't mind the neck but I hear I should go with the 5 instead.

    What should I do?
     
  2. Whafrodamus

    Whafrodamus

    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    You choose. There's really no upside or down side to either.. It just depends on what spects you have for the bass.
     
  3. quatre03

    quatre03

    Aug 20, 2004
    I have a teacher that played a 6 string while he was at berklee, for 6 years he played it then he stoped hearing the C string, so he got a gary willis ibanez, now he's drooling over my pair of yamaha's.

    i'd say the best thing is to have 2 basses that are almost identical expcept one has frets and the other dosent