Cream City Music has a large selection of bass guitars to choose from to help you create the next great bass line. If you are just starting out, picking a bass can be challenging so we have compiled a few of the most common questions we get about bass guitars. Like all guitars, a bass guitar can come in many different variations, including 4-string, 5-string and 6-string models. Bass guitars are also available with fretless necks. Fretless bass guitars typically provide a smoother and warmer sound, but are more difficult to play and are typically only used by experienced players.
The L-9S Ripper was the best among them. The model underwent changes by , including the body shifting to alder and the sunburst finish discontinued in favor of black. A fretless version was introduced that year, with sunburst as a finish option along with natural and black. Interestingly, one earlier ad for the Ripper showed a smaller pickguard, with the treble pickup mounted apart from it. The model began its run in Wine Red or Black finishes. Its only fretboard option was maple, and, on many examples, the headstock was also natural maple instead of black. Controls were a simple Volume and Tone.
Gibson have been producing high quality bass guitars since the dawn of rock and roll, but particularly during the s, s and s. In that time they have created some of the most iconic bass guitars ever produced, with the majority of current Gibson bass models conceived in this period. The ultimate rock-bass, the Thunderbird..
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