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Yamaha BB300 fretless question

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


  1. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I have an old Yamaha BB300 fretted bass, I was wondering if defretting it would be a waste of time. Anybody try this on one of these models?
     
  2. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Saint Louis, MO USA
    I think you would be very happy with it. My fretless is a BB350 (same bass with jazz PUs) and I love it. It is solid alder. Great tone. Slim neck. Plays just like and sounds a lot like a good Fender.

    You'd have a keep I am sure.

    Chas
     
  3. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Thanks Chas, I think I'm going to do it!
     
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Ok,I pulled the frets out (no chipping, I am the man). Anyway, what should I fill it with? I sanded the board down, kept the dust in case I want it. I've heard everything from wood putty to super glue. (don't yell at me, search is offline). Any suggestions appreciated.
     
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