Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Biznitch, May 22, 2003.

  1. Help, my bass neck dives like a b***h wot can i do 2 stop it :confused:
  2. arcopizz

    arcopizz Supporting Member

    Sep 3, 2002
    Lotsa of foam that stays put across your shoulder and holds the Bass darn near wherever you place it. They are kinda pricey, but well worth it.
  3. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Second the strap, and you can switch out your tuners for Ultralights, although judging by your bass that might too costly (you could use the money towards a new bass instead).
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    helium baloons... ;)
  5. dabshire


    Dec 15, 2002
    McKinney, TX
    Duct tape a 25 pound weight to the body near the bridge. That'll stop it...

  6. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    If I could understand you, I would be able to help.
  7. You could get a neck strap...:D
  8. 20db pad

    20db pad

    Feb 11, 2003
    I been everywhere, man...
    None. At all.
    I've found that the somewhat rough surface found on the underside of a leather strap holds the bass in place nicely. I can't even use a nylon strap anymore. YMMV.
  9. geezer316


    Jan 26, 2003
    ever see those extensions that go one the upper horn of the bass?it screws into the straplock hole and looks like a silver pencil sticking out of the bass,then you put your strap on the horn extension and it changes the weight distrubution of the bass making the neck less heavy. does that make sense to you? its alot more simple than it sounds and its fairly cheap:bassist: