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Cheap Chinese ABG smells

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by senorblues, Sep 12, 2008.


  1. I bought a very cheap acoustic electric bass from an ebay store and I am surprised how well it plays, looks and sounds but there's a really weird (bad) and strong smell coming from the tone hole. I checked for a dead animal but found nothing. Would it be the wood or the glue? Will it go away? Any ideas?
     
  2. aquateen

    aquateen

    Apr 14, 2005
    maryland
    :D:D:D

    I have a cheapo abg from China, too. the fishmarket smell will go away after a few months.:hyper:
     
  3. vinestreet

    vinestreet

    Aug 17, 2008
    Singapore
    I know that smell. its the wood. Some kind of plywood/chipboard/glue hybrid.
     
  4. allotabass

    allotabass Guest

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  5. stflbn

    stflbn

    May 10, 2007
    Nashville

    Best advice... never lick it if it smells.




    :bag:





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