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Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-30-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,927
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Adrian, Just a little trick. If you...

Hi Adrian,

Just a little trick.
If you will use an original Smith bass strap which is made such that it really doesn't slip on your shoulder when fixed in the right position, you will have no...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-18-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,593
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi, I don't know how much you can learn about...

Hi,
I don't know how much you can learn about your baby on this link, but if you will look deeper you can learn for sure the lifetime dedication of Ken in order to achieve the perfect bass in its...
Forum: New Forum Member Introductions 11-08-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,292
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Elvis, Welcome to the forum. Just want to...

Hi Elvis,
Welcome to the forum.
Just want to share with you an experience I had 33 years before when I was 17.
I really thought that the Jazz Bass was the only necessary thing in order to play...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-20-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,107
Posted By Anton Hasias
Well, for me the satin finish has a more organic...

Well, for me the satin finish has a more organic "closer to the heart" kind of sound and feeling.
This is why I ordered my next 7/7 25th Fusion5 fretless with a satin finish over Bubinga T/B and...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-19-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,107
Posted By Anton Hasias
The finish sound impact on a fretless Smith

Hi All,

I would like to have your opinions concerning the sound impact of a satin (Dutch Varnish) or high gloss finish on your Smith fretless bass.
I know the Smith fretless basses sound very...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 09-28-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi David, To me it looks like a BMT6 Elite...

Hi David,

To me it looks like a BMT6 Elite Cocobolo top.
The serial number can tell you more.

Best regards
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 09-21-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,067
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi All, In fact I like the fretted Smith...

Hi All,

In fact I like the fretted Smith basses as they are and I am pretty sure there will not be so many changes in the future, as this design showed at what level the basses are excelent made...
Forum: Amps, etc. [BG] 09-18-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 148,320
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi All, No kidding I have tryed about...

Hi All,
No kidding I have tryed about everything and I decided to build my own rig considering the things I like to a bass rig (pure tube sound at a high quality and db level); So my main amp part...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 09-07-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,852
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Henry, I find the ramp very helpful for...

Hi Henry,

I find the ramp very helpful for the fretless bass.(thanks to the master mind of Gary Willis).
Considering the use of the ramp with fretted basses I never liked it even if, as I saw to...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-29-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,710
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Ben, Just for my understanding; I suppose...

Hi Ben,
Just for my understanding; I suppose you are not playing the upright like an electric bass guitar, so why playing the electric bass in the way upright plays (vertical)?
I would play both...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 08-29-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,077
Posted By Anton Hasias
Question I have some questions Ken; In order to...

I have some questions Ken;

In order to obtain a smooth mellow tone with warm mids. on a 25th Anniversary 5string fretless, is it a 5piece laminated neck more appropiate than a 7piece?
Is it the...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 08-29-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,970
Posted By Anton Hasias
Thumbs up Smith classic wax polish rules

I use on my fretted and fretless Smith basses, on the ebony fretboard, the "Smith classic wax polish" and the result was much better than only the lemon oil.

Best regards
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 08-03-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,131
Posted By Anton Hasias
Dear Mr. Smith, Very good idea to have a...

Dear Mr. Smith,

Very good idea to have a new site but Smith is about basses so except the White Tiger nothing is really new. Even the world renowned "Smith wood stock" is becoming shorter in wood...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-21-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,782
Posted By Anton Hasias
So what's next Ken? Twins? Best regards

So what's next Ken? Twins?

Best regards
Forum: Amps, etc. [BG] 07-13-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,364
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Igor, I didn't used it for making music...

Hi Igor,

I didn't used it for making music yet, but I used it for my microwave oven and indeed the taste of the food improved.- LOL

Best regards.
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-12-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,658
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Jose, One of the things that I like in...

Hi Jose,

One of the things that I like in this forum is that each of us can show openly his or her opinion (and respect this) even if some of us (50%) see it opposite.
As you said it, the final...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-09-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,658
Posted By Anton Hasias
I still try to imagine the bass sound of Jaco...

I still try to imagine the bass sound of Jaco RIP, Chris Squire, Geddy Lee or Mick Karn with flat settings...and telling to the sound engineer: "Listen man please find the bass sound that suits my...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-01-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,658
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi everybody, Runing the bass flat, to me...

Hi everybody,

Runing the bass flat, to me it's like a hamburger without onions, mustard and ketchup.
On Smith basses we find one of the best bass 3 band eq ever and all the knobs are there to be...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-23-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,658
Posted By Anton Hasias
Absolutely agreed Ken, specially when we are...

Absolutely agreed Ken, specially when we are speaking about a “Limited Edition" - lol

Best regards
Forum: Smith Strings 05-10-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,318
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Kirk, It is also a second lesson to be...

Hi Kirk,

It is also a second lesson to be learned;

Take with you a back-up bass.
S--t happens and to quote Mel Brooks: "A double in case of trouble"

Best regards
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-09-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,010
Posted By Anton Hasias
I think that old VS new it's a long debate and...

I think that old VS new it's a long debate and not only in the bass making field.
I know keyboard players who gave their ****ogue synth for a dime just to buy the new smplers and digital DX7.(now...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-08-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,658
Posted By Anton Hasias
Hi Jason and Welcome here. Unless you are...

Hi Jason and Welcome here.

Unless you are playing directly to the line mix board,( then maybe the bass controls are the only to take in consideration), I really think that the overall bass tone...
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 05-07-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 73,535
Posted By Anton Hasias
Ok, thanks, Can't wait to see the result in...

Ok, thanks,

Can't wait to see the result in 5s and also in 6s.(I think you will post the information as soon as you will have a planning).
For sure I was waiting for a more exclusive high flyer...
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 05-07-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 73,535
Posted By Anton Hasias
Ok, got it, but, in case of choosing a 25th, it...

Ok, got it, but, in case of choosing a 25th, it will not be a BT6 model right, or...
Best regards
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 05-07-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 73,535
Posted By Anton Hasias
Sounds nice, I still have some questions: ...

Sounds nice,

I still have some questions:
- Will this be a limited edition, if yes how many pieces approx?
- Will be this edition crafted in 4,5 & 6 strings?
- Which is the price evaluation?
-...
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