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Ken Smith bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tumbao, Dec 30, 2001.


  1. Tumbao

    Tumbao

    Nov 10, 2001
    FL
    Have you ever seen a K.S. bolt-on BSR model with
    a Ebony fretboard? Not the usually Morado wood... :confused:
     
  2. Peter Parker

    Peter Parker Banned

    Jun 10, 2001
    Yes I've seen them and owned them
     
  3. Saint

    Saint

    Mar 2, 2000
    DC - USA
    I've seen and played one: a Lacewood BSR4M with an ebony fretboard. When I bought mine, I was choosing between that one, a Tiger Maple one with pao ferro, and a walnut one with pao ferro. I ended up with the walnut, but sometimes regret not buying the Lacewood one specifically for the ebony fretboard. The ebony is more resonant than the pao ferro and seems to provide a bit more definition to the lower range notes. As much as I love my bass, I think that the low range tends to be muddy and it could use some of the added definition ebony would provide.