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Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by GEARBOX, Mar 15, 2001.

  1. Does anyone know of different techniques on using a bow on your bass? Any info on this technigue would be greatly adored.
  2. armidex


    Apr 28, 2000
    Australia, Sydney
    im sure its really not a good idea to do that no matter how fun it may seem
    if u have ever looked at a violin the bridge is curved so that u can play one string at a time and 2 at the most without doing glissando

    one reason not to is that ud get rosin on your bass and it would make it all sticky and such
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Tried it once, and the roundwounds will absolutely screw the hair on the bow.
  4. BassDude24


    Sep 12, 2000
    I would have to say, don't do it, it is a waste of energy, if you really want to impress someone, then break out a DB on stage, just make sure that you play it well.
  5. mayfairmistress0


    Oct 26, 2000
    yes, rosin seriously sucks