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From fretted to frettless

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Brahim, Feb 23, 2005.

  1. Brahim


    Apr 9, 2004
    I ve just replaced my old bass. I dont want to throw it away.
    I heard that its possible to turn it into a frettless. What do i have to do?
    How bad will it sound. (It's a horrible smick)
  2. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    What kind of bass is it? If its a J or P you can buy a replacement neck from Warmoth with a fretless fingerboard already installed.

    Otherwise you have to defret it yourself, which can have varying results.
  3. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    If you're asking this question, let someone else do it or just buy another neck. BTW, why do you have to throw away your old bass?? Keep it!
  4. Szipmonk


    May 11, 2004
    If the finances are OK, why not keep your current bass and consider buying a fretless?