Carvin in Feb/02 BP pg.22

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by D. Matthews, Jan 25, 2002.

  1. D. Matthews

    D. Matthews

    Apr 16, 2001
    Anyone else see the 35 1/4" scale Carvin in Bass Player's Feb. mag.-page 22? Did you notice that the silk winding on the B string is over the nut and the E string is real close. Guess they haven't made strings to properly fit the new beast yet. Just somethin' I noticed and thought I'd share.
  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Actually, I've seen the pics in the Carvin catalog. I don't think the fretboard's been extended, they just adjusted the position of the individual frets over a 34 inch scale to conform to a 35 inch scale length. That's why the XB series has 22 frets instead of 24.