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Slappless

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by mez, Oct 28, 2001.


  1. mez

    mez

    Oct 28, 2001
    Hey, I have an Ibanez SR 400 sound gear series bass with active pickups adn i cant seem to get a good slap sound out of it, especially the bottom string which makes a dead thud whenever i slap it. Is it the setup of the strings that i should worry about or some amp settings i should tweak? any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    First of all, you need a new set of strings. It sounds like you have a dead E string. Also, it helps if you "scoop" or cut the mids in your EQ. Many people prefer a scooped EQ for slapping.