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Forum: Member Bass Clips [BG] 07-10-2013, 03:53 AM
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Views: 3,503
Posted By Jose Bichoff
;) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mt7Nsj7dY2M

;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mt7Nsj7dY2M
Forum: Member Bass Clips [BG] 07-18-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,346
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Well, it's a nice Bass Cleaning Suite... lol

Well, it's a nice Bass Cleaning Suite... lol
Forum: The Bull Pit 04-28-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,008
Posted By Jose Bichoff
R.I.P. Roger Nichols

Roger Nichols, music engineer, dies.
Grammy winner worked with Steely Dan.

Grammy-winning engineer and producer Roger Nichols died April 9 after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer. He was...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 07-29-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,983
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Narrowing possibilities...

I'm considering and saving money for a BT6G 5-piece body and neck.

The sound that I'm after is as follows:
1- strong and tight lows
2- powerful mids (specially low mids)
3- soft but articulated...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 07-29-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,983
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Ken, I'm in your forum asking about your...

Ken,

I'm in your forum asking about your basses. Sorry if I was not clear about that in my previous post.
Since Smith basses uses basically the same pickups, hardware and electronics, I think...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 07-29-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,983
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Lightbulb Choosing the right wood combo

Ken and friends,

Do you think there's a general rule to follow when choosing top, back and core woods for a new bass?

In other words, what is the start point to someone who has a well defined...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-24-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,271
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Models

Well, I think you took the right decision about the names, Ken.

Good luck with the new website, I eagerly await to see it. :)
These are very good news!
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 07-23-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 74,793
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Would you

Thanks for correcting me
Unlike wine or your basses, it seems that my English is not improving over time ;) my bad
Hope you understand
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-22-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,964
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Ken, Are there any differences in shape...

Ken,

Are there any differences in shape between Neck-thru and Bolt-on?

Kind regards
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 07-22-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 74,793
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Just out of curiosity, would you describe, in...

Just out of curiosity, would you describe, in each 100 basses made, how many percent are 4-string, 5, 6 and 7?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-20-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,964
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Different Body shapes (Ken Smith basses)

Hello,

I'd like to invite you all to discuss a bit about different body shapes Ken produced since he started making basses in the 70's.
More experienced Smith fans don't have much trouble...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-10-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,896
Posted By Jose Bichoff
humm

Anton,

I really respect your opinion but I don't agree with you. :(
Musicians such as those you mentioned are legends and I don't think they became what they are only turning one or two knobs.
...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-01-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,896
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Thumbs up Flat settings

Well, my point is that I do change EQs, but when I'm not in the studio I usually do that in my amp, not in the bass, so I can shape the sound to the room where I am and send the tone that I like from...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-24-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,896
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Thumbs up I agree

In my opinion everything changes every time I play... Distance from the amp, distance from another musicians, drum, brass section blowing your head out...:eek:
So, I leave my controls unchanged to...
Forum: Member Bass Clips [BG] 05-17-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,814
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Here you can see Al with Earl Klugh. Great man,...

Here you can see Al with Earl Klugh. Great man, great bass! :)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekQG7GmLtho
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 05-10-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,010
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Thumbs up Brian, It`s really a very nice bass! Do you...

Brian,

It`s really a very nice bass! Do you know what`s the core wood? It`s just beautiful too.
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-08-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 318,270
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Thumbs up Tim, Sorry, now I see that it's completely...

Tim,

Sorry, now I see that it's completely different from Bubinga . Since I live in Brazil, I'm not familiar with this wood. It's a very beautiful bass indeed! Congrats. ;)

Thanks,
Jose
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-08-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 318,270
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Thumbs up Redwood

Tim,

Very nice collection you have here! When you say 'Birdseye Redwood' do you mean Bubinga? Do you know if there's any kind of Exhibition grade Bubinga?

Best regards
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 05-08-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 74,793
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Hi Ken and friends! Ken, your basses are one...

Hi Ken and friends!

Ken, your basses are one of the finest things in the world. Building 5-string, 6-string and 7-string basses with stability and robustness certainly isn't an easy task for any...
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 05-06-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 74,793
Posted By Jose Bichoff
Changes

Ken,

Can you comment on how much the Internet and technology advances changed your business and the bass making process itself over the past years? Thank you.
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