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Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-09, 19:25
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By Rattlehead
It seems everyone here either breaks them very...

It seems everyone here either breaks them very rarely or relatively frequently.



Valtiel, I think the gauge might be just as important as the quality of strings. To all those that have posted...
Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-09, 19:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rattlehead
Despite the screwed up pick up?

Despite the screwed up pick up?
Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-08, 19:31
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By Rattlehead
Actually I've broken many strings throughout my...

Actually I've broken many strings throughout my short lifetime as a bassist, but never while slapping.

They mainly break when I use the "hit the string real hard so that you get the metallic click...
Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-08, 19:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rattlehead
Sorry about that. Here it is summarized: Several...

Sorry about that. Here it is summarized:
Several years back when I had just been playing bass for 1 year, I bought a B.C Rich because I didn't know any better.
I completely agree that it's a...
Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-07, 12:20
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rattlehead
That's a good one. Here's my favourite quote on...

That's a good one. Here's my favourite quote on this topic:
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."

-Mahatma Ghandi



I didn't know if this...
Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-05, 17:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rattlehead
Just because there are many Christians (in...

Just because there are many Christians (in America) that are deluded fanatics it does not follow that all Christians are morons. Although I disagree with most practitioners and followers of the...
Forum: Bass Zone 2007-01-02, 10:34
Replies: 29
Views: 2,238
Posted By Rattlehead
If I had to guess I would say that half of bass...

If I had to guess I would say that half of bass players in metal bands today are making use of more than four strings ... so just check out tons of bands.

Also, if you're just looking to get used to...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-28, 09:29
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Rattlehead
A fucking boat oar with strings.

A fucking boat oar with strings.
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-18, 09:37
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Rattlehead
I think the other common tuning for a 7 string is...

I think the other common tuning for a 7 string is to have an extra low string instead of an extra high string:
F#, B E A D G C
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-15, 17:07
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Rattlehead
Here's a perfect example of this, and something...

Here's a perfect example of this, and something that is excellent for exercise:
medium tempo
|-- e e e e e e | e e e e e e | e e e e e e | e e e q- e...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-15, 16:50
Replies: 26
Views: 2,590
Posted By Rattlehead
I guess that explains why bending was easier with...

I guess that explains why bending was easier with the lighter set and also why my current set sounds so much better for slapping and lower stuff in general.

Cool. You've pretty much put into words...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-14, 17:21
Replies: 18
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rattlehead
Weeeeelllllll... His post could be seen as...

Weeeeelllllll...

His post could be seen as helpful because it tells you that you shouldn't (I don't know if I agree with this because I know nothing about any particular models) waste your time with...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-14, 17:13
Replies: 26
Views: 2,590
Posted By Rattlehead
I didn't vote, because I'm too embarrassed at...

I didn't vote, because I'm too embarrassed at what the best applicable answer is: "I don't know, I'm a noob"

I haven't come across a set of strings that I'm satisfied with, to tell the truth, let...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-13, 14:02
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Rattlehead
Does it mainly happen when you play riffs down at...

Does it mainly happen when you play riffs down at the first fret position? You have to push a bit harder to fret notes at lower frets. My hand gets tired/hurts when I play in the first fret...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-13, 13:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rattlehead
As Tattered pointed out what you have is called...

As Tattered pointed out what you have is called buzz, or fret-buzz. This occurs because the string it hitting one of the frets as it vibrates, thus giving the sound of metal hitting metal.
This...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-02, 11:56
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Rattlehead
I just fucking play dude. It goes away in a...

I just fucking play dude. It goes away in a short while. You're lucky you don't live in Winnipeg. On really cold days when you come inside a house your hands are fucking freezing and it might take...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-12-02, 11:46
Replies: 36
Views: 3,916
Posted By Rattlehead
part 1 - Do you recommend the thumb for pinch...

part 1 - Do you recommend the thumb for pinch harmonics or a finger (like the pinky maybe)? Out of everything I've tried, there is nothing that gets a note out nearly as loud as regular plucked...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-11-30, 10:36
Replies: 36
Views: 3,916
Posted By Rattlehead
So then you mean for artificial harmonics too? ...

So then you mean for artificial harmonics too? Can you do them well enough so that you don't have to stop to place your hands? And if so, how?


Speaking of intonation, does anyone know how to fix...
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-11-30, 10:27
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Rattlehead
Thanks. And my other question is: what does a...

Thanks.


And my other question is: what does a truss rod look like? I'm very curious as to how it maintains the same amount of tension in a neck ...
And is it easy to remove/replace?
Forum: Bass Zone 2006-11-29, 14:49
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Rattlehead
Possibly, but what for? And what would a truss...

Possibly, but what for?

And what would a truss rod look like anyway? Is it even possible to remove it from a neck without ruining it?
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