Bass Guitars

Here is a overview of the bass and all its component parts, from vintage to modern instruments.

Bass Guitars
Bass Guitars
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    Acoustic or electric
  3. 3.
    How many strings?
  4. 4.
    Short or long scale?
  5. 5.
    Fretless basses, electric uprights and exotics
  6. 6.
    Popular bass models and their history
  7. 7.
    Pickups
  8. 8.
    Electronics
  9. 9.
    Hardware
  10. 10.
    How do different types of wood sound?
  11. 11.
    Necks
  12. 12.
    The most important bass playing techniques
  13. 13.
    Hotdeals
  14. 14.
    Conclusion

Welcome to our online guide to basses.

On the following pages you'll find an overview of different types of basses, how they're made, how they differ from each other and what you should look for when you're buying a bass. You'll also find many useful tips for aspiring bassists. Last, but not least, you'll learn about the most interesting instruments from each category.

This guide consists of several pages. You can access the different topics from the table of contents on the bottom of this page.

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