Stenbergers and slapping

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tdempsey, Oct 29, 2003.

  1. tdempsey


    Oct 7, 2003
    New City, NY
    Hi gang -
    Does anyone know if the Steinberger basses overall are good for slapping?

    Please let me know if you have first hand experience with this.


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    JAUQO III-X Inactive

    Jan 4, 2002
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    I played the Stienberger xl2 thruout most of the 80's and part of the 90'sI had a fretless and a fretted one and for me found them to be some of the most versatile instruments I've ever owned.most of my tapping(if thats whats one wants to call it) and other gymnastics were developed on my xl2's.I even had them in prison with me No Joke :bassist:
  3. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    wow. seems like the wouldnt let you have em with all the graphite and the strings and all. thats cool that they let you though
  4. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    The original steinbergers are good for slapping and what not.. However the New Steinberger spirit basses are not a bass I would recommend for slap style.. they are decent basses for the price, but when you try to slap on them, it sounds like a fork hitting a plate.. just my 2 cents
  5. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Ive tried slapping on the Spirits and it is decent, but not great.
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