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By Jim Roberts,Dave Pomeroy

(Book). the 1st accomplished publication on American-made electrical and acoustic bass guitars, American Basses bargains a wealth of well-researched information regarding the entire vital developers, from one-man retailers to the most important brands. countless numbers of full-color images illustrate the wide variety of tools to be had, and certain insider essays take you step-by-step during the bassmaking method, from notion and layout to ultimate setup. comprises how-to information from most sensible developers and architects on subject matters corresponding to: neck and bridge setup; lively vs. passive pickups; bolt-on vs. neck-through layout; tonewood features; defeating hum and buzz; string perspective and tone; and extra. "What a e-book! i think a lot towards my bass guitar after having learn American Basses ." Will Lee, Bass participant for The past due convey with David Letterman

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