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What Le Fay would Bootsy play?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JMX, May 10, 2004.

  1. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  2. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
    the bookmatched fingerboard on the "FOUR" looks amazing!!

  3. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    That is nice. Although I have never played one I like the Le Fay basses.

    I would really like to check one out.

    I agree that fretboard is great.
  4. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Wish they had an version of their site that was in English. Oh well.

    Cool stuff though. What kind of sound do 4 pickups give, or are they more for versatility in any situation?
  5. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    Cute fretboard, indeed.

    The idea of an on-off switch below each pup allows for 24 different settings... versatile enough, and possible to grasp... Then they have the EQ as well, just to insure that you never have the same sound twice.

    But what is that black lsotlike thing in front of the neck pickup???
  6. si_mon13


    Sep 1, 2003
    nice one indeed.
  7. Blazer


    Nov 27, 2003
    The Netherlands
    Rogue luthier employed at Knooren Handcrafted bass guitars
    Well the reason why Bootsy Collins is mentioned is that his basses have four pickups and each one has a seperate output which feeds a differently set amplifier each with their own set of effects, the resulting sound is quite monstrous and typically Bootsy.


    Bootsy and Victor Wooten and Victor's backing band after recording "What crime is it?" from Victor's 1998 album Yin-Yang