Kay Musical Instrument Company

Dating rickenbacker basses

Instruments with more frets are used by bassists who play bass solos, as more frets gives them additional upper range notes. The most recognizable model is the Jumbo Jazz.

The tuning machines are at

The tuning machines are at the heel of the instrument, where the bridge is usually located. The Spector range has since become extensive and varied. Hope to do further deals with you in the very near future. Rickenbacker was the first company to successfully market electric guitars.

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The use of artificial materials e. Kay also made banjo's under the kamico name.

Yves Carbonne developed ten- and twelve-string fretless subbass guitars. Gold back-painted clear Lucite. Discontinued on most models in and replaced by the Toaster pickup. All have full depth body and full scale.

The classic Rickenbacker pickup

Because of the thinner strings, a new nut may be required to hold the strings. Some expensive basses have even more equalization options, such as bass, middle and treble. Basses with active electronics can include a preamplifier and knobs for boosting and cutting the low and high frequencies.

Some examples have C configuration. Last distributed by Rose, Morris.

Four strings with alternative tunings

The fretboard also forms a straight line at the location of each string, which should improve the ease of performance. This was soon changed to the familiar configuration of a volume control for each pickup, and a single, passive tone control.

Some of Kay's lowergrade instruments wereThe Spector range has since become

Some of Kay's lower-grade instruments were marketed under the Knox and Kent brand names. The classic Rickenbacker pickup that produces sound most associated with Rickenbackers. The bass guitar was also less prone to unwanted feedback sounds when amplified, than acoustic bass instruments. Four strings with alternative tunings to obtain an extended lower range.

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