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What do you think is easier to play...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Lunatic_Pandora, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. Lunatic_Pandora


    Nov 29, 2007
    ...a 34" scale-5 string or a 35" scale-4 string??? (for a 34"-4 string bassist).
  2. lposavad

    lposavad Supporting Member

    Neither, play a 35" 5-string. Easier than you might think.
  3. XylemBassGuitar

    XylemBassGuitar Supporting Member Commercial User

    Aug 14, 2008
    Durango, CO
    Owner and Operator, Xylem Handmade Basses and Guitars
    The 35" 4-string.
  4. I've never had a problem with 34" or 35" scale 4-5 string basses.
  5. UncleBalsamic


    Jul 8, 2007
    I doubt either would be a major problem.
  6. I have a BTB405QM, which is a 35" scale bass, I've played 34" and really don't even notice the difference. I've never really given much thought.:)
  7. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

    Sep 14, 2007
    Meh, once you play any for a bit it gets easy, for me at the moment, my main axe is a 35" 4 banger, I'm more used to that than any 5'er, so thats my answer.

    If I gave a few months just paying a 34" 5'er, my answer would no doubt be the opposite.

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