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How 'bout this for a test?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RAM, Aug 9, 2002.


  1. RAM

    RAM

    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    Here's a link to "The Stambaugh Twins". These were two basses created equally in every respect except that one's a bolt-on, the other a neck through...

    http://www.luthiersaccessgroup.com/isstambaughtwins.html

    I'd love to get my hands on them to see what the difference really is...

    Sound cool?:cool:
     
  2. BigBohn

    BigBohn

    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    mmmmm, both are very pretty. "Wow" at that wood/pattern on the front. I'd take either one.
     
  3. Bolt on or neck through? Bolt on or neck through?
    The question that has always plauged man.
     
  4. K Dubbs

    K Dubbs Just graduated from OSU, Go Bucks!

    Mar 16, 2002
    Toledo, Ohio
    i'm sorry...maybe i didn't read something correct...but the writer never did end up saying if there was a difference and what that difference was
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Since the dawn of time...
     
  6. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Actually, I think that's been lease or buy.
     
  7. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    2 great looking and I imagine great playing basses.. and that price, that is a great price for handmade.. mm.. Me likes
     
  8. RAM

    RAM

    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    This was picked up off the website for Luthier's Access Group. They're the rep for Stambaugh basses. Since they're selling them, I doubt they'd stake any claims.
     
  9. K Dubbs

    K Dubbs Just graduated from OSU, Go Bucks!

    Mar 16, 2002
    Toledo, Ohio
    they shouldn't have claimed that they figured out exactly what the difference was then. They could easily have just stated the bolton's strengths vs the neckthrough's strengths. I doubt any buyer would feel hesitant or insulted if the writer said "the bolton is a bit punchier but the neckthrough is a bit tighter playing" or something like that. In fact, comparing the two would probably help a potential buyer make a better decision.
     
  10. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Good reason to contact Dan for further info.
     
  11. Wow, I like em. Is there any reason that only the B string is thru-body and the rest not? Is it for the extra tension?
     
  12. Yeh there both good IMO go for the neck through cause on the back you can have races with spiders or something
     
  13. tim4003

    tim4003

    Apr 30, 2002
    Dawsonville , GA
    Correction: Since the dawn of Electric Bass...
     
  14. CS

    CS

    Dec 11, 1999
    UK
    Some people think that theres a choice. You have to buy both.
     
  15. rickreyn

    rickreyn

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    Just like having the power go out at the climax of a movie. Really nice basses though.
     
  16. Well there's a whole new arguement; Did time exist before the electric bass? :rolleyes:
     
  17. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    Does time exist?
    Or is it just something man invented, to conveniantly describe change?
     
  18. Looks like there are some new twins. Some sweet looking basses over at Luthiers Access Group.

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    A different sort of twins:

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    Geoff