How to build a fretless bass

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Hello fellows, here´s another small howto for those of you who like to modd a real instrument:
A friend of mine recently gave me this old electric bass guitar, that he had bought a while ago on a flea market around here; It´s not really a great quality instrument, it was all dirty and dusty, and because I already own a quite good bass guitar I decided to give it a try and do something I always wanted to do since I saw Jaco Pastorious talking about this in an interview somewhere; there he explained how he had modified his Fender Jazz Bass with a butter knife, so he could play it almost like an upright bass; Continue reading “How to build a fretless bass”

Polysix Midi Retrofit Board installation

I did this one some weeks ago, and also documented it all, but did not have the time yet to post it all… so i might take the time this week…

UPDATE: Here are two shots I made during the installation. The main problem was the drilling of the hole to the outsinde, it took me almost 1 hour to do this, and as a result I damaged the drill completely! see the pics.

The Install itself is really easy, just solder 6 cables to the apropriate points, and mount the Midi jack. thats it! If anybody is interested in a complete report on this, i have pics for every step and some more explanations on it…