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American Basses

American Basses
Backbeat Books

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SKU AM3781
Author Jim Roberts
Format Book
Duration 208 pages
Notation Text
Dimensions 210mm x 280mm
Publisher Backbeat Books
Departments Bass Guitar and String Bass
 
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The first comprehensive book on American-made electric and acoustic bass guitars, American Basses offers a wealth of carefully researched information about all of the important builders, from one-man shops to the biggest manufacturers. Hundreds of full-colour photos illustrate the tremendous range of instruments available, and special insider commissioned take you step by step through the bass making process, from concept and design to final setup. Includes indispensable how-to tips from top builders and designers on vital topics such as Neck & bridge setup, Active vs. passive pickups, Bolt-on vs. neck-through design, Tonewood characteristics Fretwork & fingerboard factors, Defeating hum & buzz, Secrets of string angle & tone, & much more!

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