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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by line6bassist, Jan 23, 2014.
heres the link....
Great idea. Nice.
Mattisson basses look and sound fantastic. Anyone here on TB own one?
So you tune the bass down to A or G with a D tuner.
A Capo brings it to B...
What is it that makes this bass special?
Can't one do that with any bass?
Admittedly I only watched until the D-tuner part...
Well, it's scale length supports the lower tuning at a reasonable tension with fairly typical strings, and the the neck has a neat bump on it so you can place the capo easily and feel where the neck would end...
Nice bass, but yeah, anyone can do that.
Do I want a bump on my bass's neck?
I use a capo on my 'regular' 36" scale bass at times.
Works fine down to the low G...even without a bump .
Interesting idea, if not original.
The bump on the neck?
I have a custom Mattisson 33"-scale 5-string with two reversed aguilar p-pickups on order. Really nice basses and Mattisson himself is a really nice guy with a lot of knowledge about woods and everything. I highly recommend his basses.