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Acoustic Bass

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Bass Bench: Amplifying an Acoustic Bass Guitar

May 29, 2015
Why do most bassists opt for a contact pickup on their acoustic axe?
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Quick Hit: Breedlove Pursuit Bass

September 29, 2014
An attractively priced new acoustic bass guitar from Breedlove that projects warm and woody tones, and good looks to boot.
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Tanglewood Guitars Updates its Premier Series

August 20, 2014
The guitars are fitted with NuBone nuts and saddles, D'Addario EXP strings, and a B-Band Crescent pick-up system.
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Breedlove Introduces the Studio, Solo, and Pursuit Basses

May 6, 2014
The Pursuit models offer Fishman ISYS+ electronics and built-in USB ports.
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Musikmesse '14 - Eko Guitars Profumosa, Nxt, and Mia Demos

April 8, 2014
See and hear three new acoustic models--including a bass--from the Italian company.
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Martin BCPA4 Bass Review

August 11, 2013
Martin’s BCPA4 acoustic bass guitar is the first 4-string offering in their Performing Artist series and a fun-to-play, first-in-class rumble box.
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NAMM '13 - Breedlove Guitars Oregon Series Models & Passport Series 12-String, Bass, & Travel Models

February 25, 2013
Premier Guitar (http://www.premierguitar.com) is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rebecca Dirks visits the Breedlove Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to learn about additions to two of their guitar lines -- the Oregon Series and Passport Series.
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Restoring a Prototype Gibson Cello Bass, Pt. 2

February 10, 2012
Though the groundwork was laid by Gibson, I still faced many questions and had to work through a number of mechanical designs.
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Restoring A Prototype Gibson Cello Bass

January 10, 2012
The groundwork was laid by Gibson, but there are still many mechanical designs to work through and questions to answer about how the original builder intended to make it all come together.
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Epiphone Zenith Fretted Acoustic/Electric Bass Review

November 5, 2010
The Zenith is an acoustic-electric semi-hollowbody at a reasonable price
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