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Tremolo Basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by cecile, Apr 26, 2004.


  1. What are some basses that come standard with tremolos?
    thanks
     
  2. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Basses that come standard with tremolos??? Nowadays?!?
    I dont think any has that as standard... Maybe in the eighties there were some, but that was only a few basses.
    But there are some basses you can order with tremolos, for example Jens Ritter makes them even for his 7-stringers, Tune basses can be ordered with tremolos, too, ... (i cant remember more right now...)
     
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    I don't think you can find a bass with it as a <b>standard</b> feature, you can custom-order them.

    They're actually vibratos btw.
     
  4. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Steinbergers used to have em on some model.
     
  5. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Oh, yes, they do. ;)
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  6. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    -drool-
     
  7. Mud Flaps

    Mud Flaps

    Feb 3, 2003
    Norton, MA
    Don't some Carvins come standard with a tremolo/vibrato?
     

  8. What model is that?
     
  9. Rusty Chainsaw

    Rusty Chainsaw

    Oct 15, 2002
    The Cronx
    Back in the late 80s/early 90s Carvin used to have the Kahler tremolo as an option on their range of basses. I don't belive they were ever "standard equipment" though.

    There might be more basses with a tremolo option now, with the new Hipshot tremolo system available.

    Russ :bassist:
     
  10. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    That's an XM2A.