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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by blastbass, Mar 14, 2016.
Lol. He didn't have bodies and necks of every wood combination. Didn't he understand the huge difference wood makes to tone? Surely there would have been a different sweet spot for different types of pickup depending on the woods used?
Unless... *strokes chin*
That's an electronics lab, not a wood shop. Leo was first and foremost an electronics guy. There's a bin full of necks and some bodies at 3:10 in the first video, likely in every wood combination G&L was using at the time.
Thanks for sharing. I've not seen these clips.
When I lived in SoCal (Anaheim Hills) I took a half-day and went around to all the old Fender factory sites and G&L. Didn't think I could get a peek at the workshop, though. That is indeed "hallowed ground."
Very cool, thanks for that. One of the things I learned was this month is the 25th anniversary of Leos' passing. Jim
Welcome Wow, I always thought he was born in august
Born in August died on March 21 '91., Jim
Love seeing these videos.
Physics tells us it has an effect. All vibrating pieces of a system are summed into the specific movement of the string in the magnetic field.
(Ears tell us it is usually only a minor contributor, though.)
Wood schmood. I thought it was the quality of the tort which made all the difference? Why isn't there more tort in those vids?