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Noticed something on my 4005e

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by SSINTENSE, May 8, 2010.


  1. SSINTENSE

    SSINTENSE

    Jun 6, 2005
    When I play right on the fret, it will still sound the note but the note will sound a little more quiet and bass like. I can't really explain it.

    Is this a known technique or just the sign of a good setup? My other basses fail at that.
     
  2. Thunder Pulse

    Thunder Pulse

    May 12, 2007
    That happens on every bass I've ever owned.
     
  3. Beginner Bass

    Beginner Bass

    Jul 8, 2009
    Round Rock, TX
    A&R, Soulless Corporation Records
    It's because your flesh is actually muffling the sound some, because some is touching the string on the vibrating side of the fret.
     

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