1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, remove most ads and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

My fretless P/MM

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fookgub, Jan 20, 2006.


  1. fookgub

    fookgub

    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    [​IMG]

    I've been meaning to get a picture of this bass for a while. It began life as a fretted Epiphone P-bass copy. Click here to read about the defretting adventure: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=191897. The MM pickup is from a Cort SB10, and the bass is wired passive vol/vol/tone. At some point, I'd like to get a pickup that has 4-conductor wiring so I can install a series/parallel/single coil switch. I'm also going to experiment with piezos after I finish the guitar I'm refinishing.
     
  2. :bassist: awesome, i'm jealous. white on black is one of the best colors for a p bass too
     
  3. Just out of interest..why did you cover half of your P-Bass pickup with tape?
     
  4. steve21

    steve21 Banned

    If the strings are too lose and they smack against the pickup without electrical tape it causes a Fieldy-like clack sound, which sounds like crap.

    Plus, who doesn't love blue?
     
  5. Micolao

    Micolao

    Sep 7, 2005
    Italy
    I love P/MM

    show you mine:


    [​IMG]
     
  6. fookgub

    fookgub

    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Yup. I have a pretty heavy touch, so the tape really helps (especially in dropped D). Also, blue is great. :)