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Long Scale Bass Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by KrisWarrington, Jan 12, 2012.


  1. Short and medium scales have a club why not long scale? This thread is also for extra long scale.

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    domestique #2
    iriegnome #3
    mark beem #4
    tyghor #5
    mongo2 #6
    dukeisdog #7
    xfretlessx #8
    thorplaysbass #9
    ionian7 #10
    Mark Lane #11
    Stefan Okon #12
     
  2. domestique

    domestique

    Sep 5, 2011
    PA
    I play a Dingwall. 37" B, to 34" G string. Fanned frets.
     
  3. #2 if you want it. Feel free to post pictures of your LS/ELS basses. I'm also curious to what that looks like, i've never seen a multi-scale bass... is your bridge and nut sideways instead of straight?
     
  4. iriegnome

    iriegnome Bassstar style Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2001
    Kenosha, WI 53140
    One of my Modulus 35" Scale.
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    And Another - My Bassstar 5'er
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  5. domestique

    domestique

    Sep 5, 2011
    PA
    For #2


    Dingwall AB-1
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  6. Rumblefisher

    Rumblefisher

    Aug 22, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    Not to be a celebration-defecator, but wouldn't 34 be "standard scale"?
     
  7. from What Scale Bass Do I Want?
     
  8. #3
     
  9. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    lull1a. DSCN0463.

    35" Mike Lull M5V
    35" Peavey G-Bass
     
  10. Member numbers will be added to the OP in the thread
     
  11. tyghor

    tyghor

    Dec 20, 2011
    I have a custom peavey 5 string fretless, ibanez BTB 676 and LTD F-404, all of three have 35'' of scale, i will post pics tomorrow when i'll get home
     
  12. Do you have the F-404 model with the tribal inlays? I love that bass (I own it). A little harder to play then most my schecters.

    #5
     
  13. tyghor

    tyghor

    Dec 20, 2011
    Exactly, I've bought it the year before they switched the inlays to simple dots. My first ''real'' bass, and i still friggin' love it! It needs some adjustments, but i'm sending it to my luthier soon.

    But yeah, it's a bit hard to play, mostly because of the shape of the neck, but it looks so badass! :bassist:
     
  14. I did a lot of re-adjustments on it. My biggest thing is im a bigger fan of HZs than the 40dcs. But your right the neck just makes it a "slower" playing instrument for me. I have a schecter devil tribal bass. It's also discontinued (been so since 2002) has pretty much the same tribal all up and down the fretboard (and is much lighter and a speed demon of a bass). I love that bass more. I rarely use my 404 anymore. I mainly keep it just to say I own one.
     
  15. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    Count me in...Peavey G Bass - 35" scale...Holofleck
     
  16. #6 feel free to add pics
     
  17. LowEZ

    LowEZ Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2011
    Central NJ
    Is that the one that was on CNJ Craig's a couple of weeks ago? If I had the cash I would have pounced. Beautiful bass.
     
  18. 35" scale Spector Euro 5LX on top of my Mesa Powerhouse 412 cab. It gives a good size comparison.

    photocopy.
     
  19. #7
     
  20. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    No, I've had it for a while.
     

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