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This is my favourite fretboard material...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Fluke, Jun 15, 2003.


  1. Fluke

    Fluke

    Jul 20, 2002
  2. PICK

    PICK

    Jan 27, 2002
    Sydney, Australia
    Ok, Now thats just silly!!!!:eek:
     
  3. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    Does it work on a *bass* though? :p
     
  4. yeah- they built a bass version- it was profiled in BP's "totally wierd basses".
     
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    So, wait, is Gittler back in business?

    I read about those in 1986-7 when they were being produced...
     
  6. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Another design with no regard to ergonomics. :spit:
     
  7. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    ... and - of utmost importance to TB:ers - does it have a trussrod? :p
     
  8. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Must be rough having to make a conscious effort all the time to make sure whatever you play doesn't go sharp... :meh:
     
  9. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    Sounds like playing the Stick. ;)
     
  10. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I wouldnt think so... That guitar seems to have nothing to regulate how far you're able to press down the strings.. A Stick at least has an actual fretboard under it
     
  11. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    I tried playing an Ibanez guitar that had a scalloped (sp?) fretboard, totally useless. Me that is. At playing it. :)
     
  12. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    The frets on the Stick are huge. And typically, the strings are very low tension. So, it's easy to get a quarter-tone bend before you hit the fretboard. Sure on the Gittler you could go farther than that, but that's already bad enough. ;)
     
  13. Tsal

    Tsal

    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    You need very soft touch.. This would probably fit the Air Guitar World Championships, by the way :D
     
  14. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I understand... I have never played one so I really cant say with any certainty what it's like..

    :)