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Ryder
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Butterscotch Blues
Oct 7th, 2018 02:48 PM   Edit   Profile  

Got some gas going on for one of these.

I understand the body is pretty big? Bothersome big?

What else can you tell me?

Thanks

Taildragger
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an acquired taste some may never acquire
Oct 7th, 2018 03:06 PM   Edit   Profile  

Are you asking about the guitar, or the bass?

Haven't played the guitar.

The body of the bass is pretty much the same size as a Gibby 335. IMHO, it's not "bothersome big" in the least. They are my all-time favorite bass.

I had a Guild T-100 guitar (which looks to be about the same sized body as the SF-II) years ago and thought that was also comfortable to play.

All depends on personal preference, I suppose.



Ryder
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Butterscotch Blues
Oct 7th, 2018 03:09 PM   Edit   Profile  

Sorry, the guitar.

I’m just used to playing a Tele. But I do have an epi sorrento. I’ll have to measure it. The heel gets in the way of going real high on it though.

(This message was last edited by Ryder at 05:11 PM, Oct 7th, 2018)

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Oct 7th, 2018 03:12 PM   Edit   Profile  

If you've ever played a Gibson 335, it's similar to that.

Ryder
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Butterscotch Blues
Oct 7th, 2018 03:13 PM   Edit   Profile  

Yes, I have had and played 335s and that didn’t bother me.
Thank you.

Ryder
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Butterscotch Blues
Oct 20th, 2018 04:18 PM   Edit   Profile  

Now I’m thinking the Starfire lll with bigsby.

I don’t how it does with tuning while using the bigsby, does it stay in tune?

Then, the other question would be, comparing the floating bridge to the stoptail?

(This message was last edited by Ryder at 06:35 PM, Oct 20th, 2018)

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