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Bass tone

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by prbrianpr, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. prbrianpr


    Jan 1, 2012
    I dont know about if this is the place to put this thread but well.

    Theres s the problem I have a Thunderbird Pro V. Nice bass after a couple of mods. Mine comes like the first production as I can read ( Now I know why it have a lower price than a dealer price). Anyway It comes new, First thing was noise issues, I check it and the pots not was grounded, I grounded them, Still occassional noise occur, I check the bass again, it was the bridge cable, it not touch the bridge at all and the bridge was painted. I remove the paint where the cable touch and put a bigger cable. Ok noise problems resolved. Now I was just experimenting with the low B string. It volume is very low and switching from it to E string produces a change in the volume from low volume to high volume so B string cant be used unless I pluck it strong and the E soft. Anyway what I can do? Change the pickups? I tried to put the pickup close to B and far to G but then the change in volume from B to E is more pronounced. Any electrical mod that I can make lets me know I know about electricity.

    Another question, how I can make this bass sound like this:

    Foreigner: Waiting for a girl like you

    Because my bass is very growly in my opinion.
  2. prbrianpr


    Jan 1, 2012
    Anyway I resolve it with my multi effects pedal and gets almost even sound. And read for smooth sound you need flatwounds.

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