Putting the parts together
So now it’s time to hear this bass, please remember that I have to make some major adjustments (the bridge is about 1,5 centimeters too high) so I can not really play this bass yet. The tailpiece has to be rounded a bit more to prevent the G and B strings to “fall off” (this is the *tick* in the following sound examples).
It is very difficult to play a bass with such a high action…the tension of the strings prevents me from playing really groovy. The low B-string is not playable yet, I have to adjust the bass some more to make it fit. The output of the Underwood pickup is plugged through a DI in a Audiowerk sound card. This is the result: