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visual modification?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Aether, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. Aether


    Nov 10, 2012
    hey i was considering adding some visual bits to my bass, but i was concerned about the additions affecting the sound of my bass. im going for a steampunk-ish look, so any help is appreciated
  2. darkstorm


    Oct 13, 2009
    Depends what your adding. If your doing steampunk your probably gonna add noticebale weight since they tend to like all sorts of metal gagets and gears added. If your just ading a little bit if stuff, no sound diff. If you cover the bass with all kinds of metal gagets, then you can expect to hurt the sound of wood since it would become a laregly metal bass body.
  3. have somebody paint it to appear the way you want it..much easier IMHO
  4. Aether


    Nov 10, 2012
    cool. my bass is a sunburst, with gold hardware, so i was just going to add a few little bits, nothing as drastic as a new paint. thanks for the tips
  5. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Just glue some rusty crap to it. Steampunk.
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