Thumb rest?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by keithconn, Jan 30, 2002.

  1. On the old Fenders I know what the thumb rest is for above the strings - FOR YOUR THUMB!

    But what is it for when it is below the strings, like on the old J-basses? For strumming with your thumb? Thats the only thing I can think of.
  2. stevekim


    Feb 11, 2000
    los angeles, ca
    yes, back in the day you would curl your fingers around the rest and pluck with your thumb!


  3. Ya don't say!