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Through body or through bridge stringing?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by enemybass, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. enemybass


    Jan 3, 2008
    Whats the difference in tone between stringing through the Body of a bass or through the back of the bridge ?

    its on a schecter they give you both options
  2. MyUsernameHere

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    Nov 3, 2007
    Lexington KY
    None. Try both on your bass and you'll see.
  3. Thru-body gives this way deeper thump that, in my opinion, is sort of lacking. Stringing it through the bridge still allows the trebles to shine through.

    There's a little blurb about it on the Hipshot website:
  4. stefandisgust


    May 28, 2006
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Spector Basses-New Artist
    Have seen many basses with hybrid bridges. Meaning they can be loaded either way and have had previous owners strings the low B and E through body and others throug bridge.
    Maybe less string breakage? No clue.:eyebrow:

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