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Fret no more

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Phillard, Jun 9, 2001.

  1. Phillard

    Phillard Guest

    Apr 5, 2000
    I have a Fender Jazz bass that's about 7 years old. I like it alright,
    but lately I've had oportunities to play on some fretless basses and
    I really liked them. Now I know that I could just go buy a fretless, but
    I don't have a lot of money. I have heard of people taking the frets
    off of their basses, hence a fretless bass. Is this actually possible
    without damaging the neck? If it is, how would I go about doing it?
  2. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    Welcome to TB. Try a search (globe thingie - top of the page)
    and enter "defret". Some threads have links to step-by-step
    de-frettin' (with pictures :D ) . Also, fretless J necks pop-up
    on eBay from time to time. And then there's Warmoth .
  3. Phillard

    Phillard Guest

    Apr 5, 2000
    I searched for defrett, and whadayaknow? I found exactly what I was looking for.
    Well, any way thanks for the advice and sorry for taking up unneccessary space.

  4. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    No problemo :)

    :eek: Holy crap! A considerate new-guy?
    Moderators?...this one's a keeper! :p

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