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new conklin 7 on the way

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Eric Cioe, Jan 4, 2002.

  1. Eric Cioe

    Eric Cioe

    Jun 4, 2001
    Missoula, MT
    i ordered my gt-7 on wednesday. should be here by monday or so. give you review when after a week or so. also, im trying out a rocktron chameleon preamp that is my drummers. i may buy it, to get distortion tones.
  2. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    I hope you enjoy yours as much as I am my GT7fretless. It's surprising how much fun they are!
    let us know how it goes...
  3. pmkelly

    pmkelly Supporting Member

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    I was playing on a gt7 today, and was already in the market for a new bass (basses?)... I really enjoyed it, and thought that I was getting used to the neck pretty quickly... I would probably play it some more with the thought of picking one up somewhere down the road.

  4. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    ..a little OT, but, I'm wanting to mod out a GT7 like so.

    Instead of say, BEADGCB(Or whatever that high string is) or F#BEADGC...

    Re-file the nit, and re-tring it so it'd be tuned BEABEAD, with the following string gauges: .130 .110 .85 .130 .105 .85 .65 .45 Then, I coul dshift between my open A tuning, and my drop C tuning without switching basses! (It'd be tuned ADGCGCF)...I think that'd be a trip! Not to mention impracticle, but hey it's nice to dream about, eh? Better than paying for a five and a four, or two fours, right?

    Crazy ol' me...:D
  5. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    that would certainly be unique, Brendan.
    Maybe I'll tune mine ABCDEFG... :)
  6. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    or you could just tune it EEEeeee .

    great for old acdc and sabath covers.
  7. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    EEEeeee sounds like it just saw a mouse...
    I'd think I'd prefer a classic Fonzarelli AAAaaaa.
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

  9. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    alright- the fonzie tuning. i need to try that one. :D
  10. lemonadeisgood


    Aug 22, 2001
    Ha! that actually made me laugh out loud. The Fonz rules.
  11. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    That's cool. I havn't quite gotten to that point yet, myself. I like 5... But more than 5 are distracting to me. (not to mention I don't have any tunes needing that yet!) The tone on the GT line of basses seemed kind of mellow to me. I think I would like a GT 5 at some point. :)
  12. Hope you like it.. 6ers don't make sense.. a GT-7 is a cool bass.

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