1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Did I Stumble on Something Cool? Or am I just dumb?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by thekage, Mar 28, 2009.


  1. thekage

    thekage

    Jan 22, 2008
    Cape Girardeau MO
    So I have this short scale bass that I got off of EBay. It was crap, so I reworked it. New bridge, new jazz bass pickups and new pots, new paint too. I threw some D'Addario Short scales in .100 .080 .065 and .045. It didn't tune right at all. So I tried a couple different tunings and broke the .100. I found .036 Slinky laying around the house, moved all the strings up one space and added the slinky. I thought about open tuning for guitar, EBEG#BE, and tuned it BEG#B. It sounds so melodic compared to bass. I can bar chords straight down the fret and get one scale or play power chords and get a totally different one. :hyper:
    It is somewhere between bass and guitar. I love it!
     
  2. cool, so instead of a bass guitar... its a tenor guitar... or maybe just a 4 string baritone guitar

    how does it sound with other instruments?
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.