Carvin basses....slap basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by corrosivemind19, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. hey I was just wondering if any of you carvin bass owners (preferably LB70 because that's what i ordered) if carvin basses are good for slapping as well...tell me what you think, thanks alot....

  2. Lo end PUNCH

    Lo end PUNCH

    Jan 28, 2005
    Listen to Bunny Brunell.
  3. Commreman

    Commreman Faith, Family, Fitness, and Frets

    Feb 12, 2005
    New Jersey
    Listen to Ed Friedland, or better yet, get his slap bass DVD. It was done with an LB 70.
  4. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Beat me to it.

    He's just one mean machine.
  5. Never plugged one in, but I've played on a Bunny Brunell and it was really comfortable to slap on.
  6. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    Yup, they're great for slapping. My old LB76 had a great slap tone. And yeah, listen to Bunny and Ed.
  7. I got a LB75 and LB76F, great slappers! IMHO
  8. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    A friend of mine has an LB76 (he's onto his second one after the truss rod de-funked-Carvin replaced the bass...and let him upgrade it as he saw fit!) and he loves it for slapping on. He's an amazing player (being taught by Stu Hamm couldn't have hurt either!) so I kinda trust him on that one...

    sadly though, I've never had the oppertunity to play a Carvin...