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Thinline style bass

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Martym, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Martym

    Martym TDPRI Member

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    Feb 8, 2016
    Gold Coast
    Building a thinline style bass for my son. Twin f holes and j bass style pickups and electrics. Am going to try and counter any balance issues with putting the strap button on the neck plate. Will take a little but enjoying the experience with the little fella. Building a thinline with P90s also but will show bass at the moment. This building thing is addictive.
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  2. Preacher

    Preacher Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 17, 2007
    Big D
    that will be gorgeous!
     
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  3. cboutilier

    cboutilier Tele-Afflicted

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    25
    Oct 28, 2015
    Halifax, NS, Canada
    What scale? A short scale fender bass neck should balance decent
     

  4. Martym

    Martym TDPRI Member

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    Feb 8, 2016
    Gold Coast
    I am going to try 34" as this is what son already plays and as he is 9 I did not want to confuse him with a different scale. All along my inspiration has been the B&G big and little sister guitars and I thought, the 34" scale worked for them so why not try it.
     

  5. cboutilier

    cboutilier Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    25
    Oct 28, 2015
    Halifax, NS, Canada
    I believe Squire used 34'' on their Tele shaped Bass as well. Not like the dive can get much worse than an SG style bass anyways.
     

  6. DrASATele

    DrASATele Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 6, 2012
    North of Boston
    That's going to be SICK!
    Lucky kid!
    I hope to do the same for my son when he's older.
     

  7. Martym

    Martym TDPRI Member

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    Feb 8, 2016
    Gold Coast

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  8. Martym

    Martym TDPRI Member

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    Feb 8, 2016
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  9. Zepfan

    Zepfan Friend of Leo's

    Nov 30, 2013
    Horn Lake, MS
    Nice looking set.
     
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  10. Martym

    Martym TDPRI Member

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    Feb 8, 2016
    Gold Coast

  11. CoyotesGator

    CoyotesGator Tele-Meister

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    Jul 12, 2014
    Gulf Coast

  12. oldrebel

    oldrebel Friend of Leo's

    Oct 23, 2011
    Lynchburg Tennessee
    That looks great!!
     
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