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no thumb rest?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by funktastic, Nov 28, 2005.


  1. funktastic

    funktastic

    Mar 16, 2005
    I played a Ric in GC a couple days ago and i really, really loved the sound out of it. My problem was that i really couldn't find anywhere to rest my thumb while playing the E or A strings. What did/do you guys do about that? I thought if i got one to add a thumb rest but i wanted to get some feedback on what everyone else does. I am so used to big soapbar pups i can just rest my thumb on so this kinda threw me off a bit.
     
  2. 00soul

    00soul

    Jan 4, 2005
    seal beach, ca
    i took of the pickup cover on mine. i rest my thumb on the bridge pickup adjuster screw. works well IMO
     
  3. pil

    pil

    Feb 17, 2005
    Pimlico, UK
    Yeah, you can do what the guy above said or for a different sound try resting your thumb on the top of the pickguard - it's pretty thick and thats where I play...

    But rick's really are best with a pick, i'd recommend that above all else.