"Don't know what your budget is, but there are a lot of "project" bass necks available on EBay. The usual caveats apply when shopping there. But I just looked and saw some pretty good ~$50 deals (IMO) on decent looking bass…"
"Poplar won't hold up.
For a basic neck (with no truss rod) Elwood's suggestion to go with a piece of oak is spot on. You can find reasonably priced pieces with the proper dimensions at most home improvement stores in the hardwood…"
""Wow! An entire backline of Sunn 200's!!! Talk about a "Wall of Doom." Those were the days. And probably part of the reason why half of us are half deaf today. I owned a 300 watt Sunn Coliseum bass amp for a brief time back in…"
"No apologies needed. Great song. And so many different versions. I especially like Mundy's version with Sharon Shannon. (Watch it here.)
And speaking of which, lets raise our glasses to the real Galway Girl: Ms. Sharon Shannon!
This is the…"
"I think I missed something here...
1) Which "marvellous instrument" are you referring to?
The bass in question is a Rogue - which is an extremely inexpensive ($99-$230 USD) line of basses sold as a "store brand" through…"
"I'd recommend springing for a short scale bass string set rather than cutting down a 34" set.
Using a long set on a short scale will result in the windings breaking and starting to slip eventually. That's because they're not…"
"That would almost make it worth a hangover for me if something like that popped into my head when I had one.
Very nice indeed. Do you have any words to go along with it? It sounds like it wants to be sung. :-)"