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Redfeather wrote:

That Matsumoku is envy inducing! Got any sound samples?

I had a separate post on a walking bass line for Mr. Moto, and my version is here: https://surfguitar101.com/downloads/details/928/.

I used the Matsumoku bass for this, with the bridge PU at first and then the neck PU after the piano break part. Since the neck pocket has been somewhat deformed from string tension over the years, I had to put a shim under the neck to lower the action. To reduce the tension I put light roundwounds (45-95) on it. I was afraid the E would be floppy, but it's OK.

If I'd stop buying old guitars to fix, I might actually learn to play.
Bringing instruments back to life since 2013.

Last edited: May 08, 2022 15:01:03

1968 Vox Astro IV, Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS,Eastwood Sidejack Bass 32
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One of a kind, Celinder PJ5.

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G&L USA SB-2

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Waikiki Makaki surf-rock band from Ukraine

https://www.facebook.com/waikikimakaki/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1sTg2JTKUZ3Vlu44gW2OYA
https://soundcloud.com/waikiki-makaki

Best Surf Bass i ever had. shouldnt have sold it

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G&L USA SB-2

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E, A String 30" scale, rest 25.5"

Bass II?

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