why is the thumb more used then the F.N.A. ??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by whitehouse, Jan 24, 2002.

  1. as my post says, why is it that the thumb is much more used in the states then the FNA ??
  2. lemonadeisgood


    Aug 22, 2001
    thats like asking why gibson les paul's are more used then sg's.

    its all a matter of preference..
  3. extreme


    Mar 20, 2000
    I think it's 'cause the thumb is a more established, unique model. The FNA is a newer model and is basically Warwick's answer to the Stingray. Of course, the Warwick wood combinations put their own twist on it! I used to own an FNA and really liked it, but sold it when I was able to pick up a Streamer Stage 1...
  4. I have to say string spacing, the thumb has a nice wide string spacing, I believe the FNA is slightly smaller. I don't want to generalize, but I notice alot of bassists like a little room to move between strings. At least this is my 2 cents.

    And again, I can be wrong.
  5. hujo


    Apr 18, 2001
    Stockholm, Sweden
    About the string-spacing... I've tried a couple thumbs, and the four-stringer had pretty normal spacing, but the 6 was much tighter, I would guess 16,5 mm.