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What makes...a bass?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by tplyons, Dec 18, 2003.


  1. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    If you get a bass and replace the neck, is it still the same bass? If you replace the body, is it the same bass? After what point can you no longer call something the same bass.

    It just hit me that I have a P-bass I want to do a LOT of mods to, and in the end, replacing parts piece by piece, the only thing original is going to be the input jack I think.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Just name the bass 'Cher' and there won't be an
    issue!
     
  3. lol @ thor.

    I'd say that when you change the body, then it's not the same bass; body is 50% of the bass; while it may not be 50% of the tone, thats just the why i think it is...
     
  4. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Is that because it's SHARING parts from other basses?

    :p