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Semi-Hallow basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tonto_Goldstein, Apr 12, 2003.


  1. Tonto_Goldstein

    Tonto_Goldstein

    Aug 26, 2001
    Chicago
    I really like the looks of the G&L ASAT Semi-Hallow, but what kind of tonal differences do semi-hallow basses bring to the table? Can anybody tell me the difference in sound between the semi-hallow and regular ASAT? I am assuming that the semi-hallow is also a bit lighter? Any help is greatly appreciated, as I am itching to spend some cash!
     
  2. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
  3. Tonto_Goldstein

    Tonto_Goldstein

    Aug 26, 2001
    Chicago
    well that is what I get for being a lazy ass and not doing a decent search.
     
  4. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    hey, no sweat. that's what i'm here for :)
     
  5. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Hallowed basses recieve reverence and respect in some religious fashion.

    ;)

    Hollow basses however, refer to the link Mr. JT gave ya!

    :D

    (I own two semi-hollow bodied basses, short take: they're a bit lighter, and tend to be a bit more resonant than solid-body basses, makes the tone a bit more mellow)
     
  6. Tonto_Goldstein

    Tonto_Goldstein

    Aug 26, 2001
    Chicago
    Now I just have to find a place in Chicago that carries the G&L ASAT hallow body :D
     
  7. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Well, seeing as Mr. Leo Fender was involved in it's design, it can be seen as both hollow and hallowed!

    ;)
     
  8. Tonto_Goldstein

    Tonto_Goldstein

    Aug 26, 2001
    Chicago
    See, its the best of both worlds! :D
     
  9. JPJ

    JPJ

    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Flynn Guitars in Evanston usually had a good supply of G&L stuff. Give them a call and see what they have in the line of basses.
     
  10. Tonto_Goldstein

    Tonto_Goldstein

    Aug 26, 2001
    Chicago
    Thanks! I will definately call them!!