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    The upper horn is in the midle of the total length and the body is heavier than the neck.I am not sure if it would balanced good enough if it wasnt headless.The headstock is very important for balance
     
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    Besides the fret that the upper horn reaches, do you find that balance is influenced by the distance of the pin from the neck? (in your case it is pretty close to the neck)
     
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    I didnt have something for shape in my mind when i was building the body.Only the length and the width was the rules.When i was giving it shape i was looking to make it looks cool.I dont think the strap pin in the upper horn is to close to the neck.Ok,may it be a little closer than other basses,but dont let your eyes fool you.The width of the body is 33cm like the most basses out there,but the length is way bigger.I "stretch" the body in one side and not in both sides because it would end with huge and heavy body.This width barely fits in my rockbass bag.Also,the strap pin near the bridge is very important for the balance.This is what i always take care.Its very critical for me
     
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    How did you place it on this bass? Being headless you 'd have to be forced to place it off-center or alternatively, on the back of the body.
     
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    I put it always higher than the center of the body.In this bass,is in the same screw that holds the black metal piece that covers the tuners
     
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    Very cool and well deserved!
     
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    I just came across this and remembered this thread. It involves low notes played by thin strings in very long scale. Playing sounds beautiful by the way.

     
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    Very weird, I watched that same video just today.
     
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    I cant see the pic.

    @jester i havent seen this video never before,but yes.Thiner strings sound better because they have rich harmonic content.The problem is,that all of us like more the dark sounding bass than the bright.But the advantage is,i can turn the navarone sounding dark with proper EQ,but my dark sounding basses cant sound bright whatever i will do.
    The truth with this build is,i wanted to see if i can build it.Its headless,fanned,huge scale and torzal twisted neck.Its a real challenge for a build.I am very gland it works.I has not sure when i started it if it even will work..
     
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    Odd because I can see the pic in your quote... maybe because I posted it. Can anyone else see a DB?
     
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    No, just a stop sign...
     
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    I can't see it either.
     
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    I'll try again! :)
     

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    It's working now!
     
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