What do you mean by "hotrodding"

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Captain Chaos, Dec 31, 2005.

  1. Can someone explain me what hotrodding is?
  2. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    Swapping the pickups or hardware out for aftermarket "upgrades".
  3. ElBajista


    Dec 13, 2005
    Sebring, FL
    I believe that hot-rodding is customizing one's bass in almost any way. I don't think I'd say I was "hot-rodding" a bass if I simply put on a new pickguard.

    If you want to get technical, I'd say that hot-rodding a bass consists of customizing, replacing, or upgrading anything besides strings and the pickguard. That includes pickups, bridge, hardware, neck, body, and anything else that could be swapped for something else. There's my two pennies...

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    UpGrading the Guts , making it alittel more customized to your taste.