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what $400/500- 4 string active fretless is out there?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by blowabs, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. blowabs


    Apr 7, 2007
    Brooklyn, NY
    I have a Squier VM FL, but eventually i will want to get a Tony Franklin, Jack Bruce (i know they are a lil different) type sound down the road.

    Something that will respond well to roundwounds, too (i will get the fingerboard resurfaced if they eat it up a lil)....???

    thanks guys..
  2. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    With proper technique (i.e. light touch and proper vibrato technique) you will not do any significant damage to your instrument.

    Specifically looking for active? I always felt that killed the fretless mwah that I love so much. Have you tried a fretless MIM Jazz? That's pretty much what I've always worked with using nickel rounds.

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