Would you change quality for better looking?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by maturanesa, Jan 12, 2015.


  1. The case is for a custom build. i have a schaller 2000 5 string bridge satin on a bass and it looks weird, GIANT, awful over this particular instrument... But is high quality, no doubt about it. The other option for the string spacing is generic monorail bridges (thats the only two options i have in this part of the planet) that definitely look more discrete and matchs better.
    would you replace it?

    thanx!
     
  2. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    I wouldn't but, you can do what you want, THIS time. Be fore warned I may not allow it in the future.
     
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  3. "Would you change quality for better looking?" Ask my ex-wife.
     
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  4. T_Bone_TL

    T_Bone_TL

    Jan 10, 2013
    SW VT
    I have to suspect you are blowing "how bad (you think) it looks" way out of proportion here. Stick with quality. Nobody but other bass players actually looks at a bass anyway, but in all cases sound trumps looks.
     
  5. hdracer

    hdracer

    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    Why not quality and good looking?
    Hipshot
     
  6. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    The monorails aren't exactly low quality, and I agree that the Schaller is ugly. Go with the Monorail if you like the aesthetic of it.
     
  7. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    Life is too short to put up with a number of things:

    1) Lite beer.

    2) Ugly basses.

    3) Econobox cars.

    4) Women who drive you nuts

    The list could go on, but those are some of the essentials.
     
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