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Lakland & Slapping

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Godinguy, Jan 10, 2005.


  1. Godinguy

    Godinguy

    Jan 10, 2005
    Hey everybody, i'm looking for lakland owners out there and just wondering how they work for slapping, looking at a few diagrams and i see that there isn't a ton of room between the neck and pickups so i was just wondering what people have noticed (note i'm mostly looking at the 4 string skyline or the other non-signature 4 string)
     
  2. Looks like about the same amount of space as a Jazz to me, or maybe just a touch less. The only models that don't have much space are the Hollowbody and the Scheff sig.

    FWIW, I never had any problems slapping on a 55-01 or JO5.

    Mike
     
  3. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Out of my mind, back in 5 minutes! Supporting Member

    I have a 55-94 and have no problems with slapping - it feels like it has as much room as my MTD 535 or Ken Lawrence Brase 5. It slaps GOOD!

    Dan K.
     
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I have a 55-01 and it is a slap machine.

    I have slapped on many a 55-02 and 55-94, and they have plenty of room too.
     
  5. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    The way that they're set up, to me, they're some of the best basses to slap on.
     
  6. Tritone

    Tritone Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    My 55-94 is absolutely killer!!

    :bassist: