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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by whitehouse, Jan 24, 2002.
as my post says, why is it that the thumb is much more used in the states then the FNA ??
thats like asking why gibson les paul's are more used then sg's.
its all a matter of preference..
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...
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.
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.