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Roscoe Beck Fingerboard...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dwc3690, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. Maple or rosewood? Anyone have experience with either on this bass?

    Dan C.
  2. wdinc01


    Nov 19, 2005
    Jacksonville, FL
    I just finished playing a Roscoe Beck a few hours ago with a rosewood fingerboard. It's a really great bass, but I don't like the P-neck.

    And that fingerboard is one of the best looking rosewoods I've ever seen.
  3. What do you mean by P-neck? The specs say 1.5" radius.
  4. wdinc01


    Nov 19, 2005
    Jacksonville, FL
    I'm sorry, I meant that the neck was thicker than what I was looking for. Not as thick as a P-neck, yes, but too thick for my likings.
  5. main_sale


    Apr 26, 2004
    Cape Cod
    The neck shape is asymetrical, thicker of the bass side and thinner on the treble side. The 5-string fretboard is Pao Ferro.
  6. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    Correct: pau ferro, a.k.a. morado.

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