#1
How hard would it be to construct a passable-sounding electric double bass?

I have a pretty dead old double bass taken from my school, it has no soundpost, and has massive cracks in it. I was thinking for a project I could look at chopping it up (not literally chopping ) and having a go at making a rough electric double bass.

What do you guys think? Would this just be a waste of time?
Quote by Nightmare_xxx
to be honest, I thought they were awful. I mean some of the songs our drummer's written was better than their stuff.
#3
Quote by Deliriumbassist
It's a good idea, but you'd probably have a better reponse in the guitar building forum, the guys there have more experience about this sort of thing.


Oh yeah....I forgot we had a guitar building forum.... *slaps self across face*
Quote by Nightmare_xxx
to be honest, I thought they were awful. I mean some of the songs our drummer's written was better than their stuff.
#5
that would be so sweet if you pulled it off but violins and basses and that sort of thing are very finely balanced and crafted instruments you'd need the expert advice of a proper luthier on what to do
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