Phil Maneri's

I am fascinated by the resurgence of short-scale basses. I’m not sure what started this trend. Perhaps one of our readers can shed light on that… In any case, this one is as cute as you’d want. It’s a short-scale J-bass, checking in at 30”. It’s strung through-body, so standard length strings are fine, here. That’s not such an issue with roundwounds, but it sure is with flats. I don’t recommend flatwounds on these kinds of through-body structures, thoug...

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