Guitar to bass Inlay stickers

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by plaputas, Jan 30, 2014.


  1. plaputas

    plaputas

    Jan 22, 2014
    Greece , Patras
    Hello guys , have anyone used guitar inlay stickers on a bass fingerboard? can this work?
     
  2. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    They are just stickers, why would they be for one instrument and not the other?
     
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  4. Vinny_G

    Vinny_G

    Dec 1, 2011
    France
    Maybe because of the different scale length the stickers have different sizes ?
     
  5. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Sure but even at that, they would just look a bit narrow, nothing to make them "not work". :)
     
  6. Vinny_G

    Vinny_G

    Dec 1, 2011
    France
    That's true ;)
    I think the other way may cause problems, by contrast. Or not, depending on the type of inlay.. hum :meh:
     
  7. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    I have a MIM fretless with lines but no inlay dots. Can anyone recommend inlay dot stickers that look decent? I've found a bunch online but I don't wanna order something that's gonna look trashy.
     
  8. KeddyLee

    KeddyLee

    Nov 12, 2013
    Delaware
    Are the ones you want not available for bass? What are you looking for?
     
  9. KeddyLee

    KeddyLee

    Nov 12, 2013
    Delaware
    They will be fine. Although, I like the no dot look on a fretless.
     
  10. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Yah? I think it looks ok with no dots, but I like the look with lines and dots. Like Juan Alderete's fretless:
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    or Jaco's....
     
  11. KeddyLee

    KeddyLee

    Nov 12, 2013
    Delaware
    Thinking out loud. i haven't played much fretless. The stickers are no big deal on a fretted bass because the string is hitting the fret, not necessarily the fretboard. Wouldn't the sticker be way more likely to cause problems as you slide past a sticker?
     
  12. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    They'd be inbetween the strings. A heavy bend would take the string over the sticker, but I rarely bend on fretted, let alone the fretless.