Foam under P bridge

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by matt bass, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. matt bass

    matt bass

    Apr 28, 2003
    Staffs, England
    Hi guys, Im looking for that classic P thump. I have got my flatwound strings and now im gonna get some foam.

    My question to you is how much foam do you think will get me that desired tone.


  2. tkarter


    Jan 1, 2003
    I use a piece about 1 1/4 inch wide under my strings with it barely touching each string for height. Killer tone too cuts right through the mix.

  3. :D I once had a rubber pouch filled with silica gel, I think it was some sort of a cold/warm gel pouch for neck pain relief... I stuffed it under the strings of one of my Elricks... I must say it wasn't the traditional P-bass thump you're looking for, but it sure is worth trying. Sounds very interesting...:)