Fretless Bass Radius

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Fretless Bass Radius

Postby The Saint » Mon May 24, 2010 7:32 pm

What are some of the popular radius for fretless basses? I am seeing mostly 15 & 16" for fretted instruments. I have seen frettless Music Men that see much flater.
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Re: Fretless Bass Radius

Postby Buffalo_Bill » Mon May 24, 2010 8:58 pm

I have no idea what the radius is on my SX Jazz Bass fretless or my Michael Kelly fretless Club Custom acoustic is but they both feel great. I have big hands.
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Re: Fretless Bass Radius

Postby The Saint » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:01 pm

After a lot of back and forth on the question of radius, is settled on an 18" radius on the cocobolo fretboard. While I was arguing with myself, I built an adjustable radius sanding block. It works well to produce a sanded fretboard in radius from 12 to 20 inches.
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