Thread: Thumb Placement
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Old 2007-05-13, 11:41
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Originally Posted by epitaph
I usually use the floating thumb technique on my 5-string basses, but usually place the thumb on the B-string, or on the neck pick-up if I'm playing the B-string

On four string basses I usually place my thumb against the neck pick-up, or possibly against the neck. It really depends on what feels comfortable with each bass

mcallister99 recently posted an excellent link about this;
check er out.
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