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Conklin GT-7

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Silverstar, Aug 30, 2002.

  1. Hi folks !

    I'm currently thinking of selling my 7-string and my 4-string to get a fretted wine red Conklin GT-7.
    So my question is, is a Conklin GT-7 a nice bass ? And what about slapping issues, I know that they have a quite tight spacing.
    Hope you can help me :)
  2. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Do a search here in Basses. There have been numerous threads about the GT7
  3. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    actually, silverstar, they have a fairly average to wide spacing, imo. definitely not that tight - not as tight as my custom conklins. should be no problem to slap on, as long as your technique is good and clean. ;).

    and yeah, they are very nice, quite a bargain for the money
  4. Deano Destructo

    Deano Destructo MusicMan & Upton addict. Hasn't slept since 1979. Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2000
    Seattle, WA.
    yoda voice on:
    yoda voice off: A little off topic but everytime I read a reply by JT now I keep hearing yodas voice in my head as I read it. Must be the avatar:D :p .
  5. CS


    Dec 11, 1999
  6. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    I don't own a GT-7.. however I was able to play one awhile back.. and I will say that while I wasn't playing exactly solid on the 7-string beast, it wasn't that hard to play... slapping wasn't to bad on it either.. but will you be slapping on a fretless bass???

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    for it's quality and price it would be the best first for anyone venturing into the world of the seven string.and as far as string spacing its not to tight and its not to wide.for me a very comfortable bass.it would seriously be worth checking out.

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