Louis Electric

November issue is here!

Articles by Heiko Hoepfinger

Bass Bench: How Headless Hardware Works

October 3, 2014
Discover the advantages of a straight-pull tuning system.
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Bass Bench: Why Headless?

August 29, 2014
What makes a headless design better than a traditional headstock?
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Bass Bench: Introducing the Headless Bass

August 1, 2014
Once in a great while, true innovation rears its head. Or perhaps lack thereof.
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Bass Bench: Designing a 24-string Bass

June 20, 2014
The challenges of designing an extreme extended-range instrument.
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Bass Bench: Special Bridge Designs

May 12, 2014
What happens when string saddles have a larger contact area with the bridge and body?
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Bass Bench: Exploring Bridge Designs

May 2, 2014
What’s the only contact point on a bass that affects all notes? Let’s investigate the implications.
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Bass Bench: Tuning Stability

March 21, 2014
Having problems keeping your bass in tune? Before you swap out the tuning machines, ponder a few facts.
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Bass Bench: Bass Ramps--Right for You?

February 14, 2014
This simple add-on improves speed, consistency, and tone quality for some players.
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Bass Bench: The Future of Bass, Pt. 2

January 10, 2014
When it comes to exploring innovation in the bass realm, how far are you willing to go?
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Bass Bench: The Future of Bass

December 18, 2013
Where is bass design headed and why should you care?
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