A essential item for gigging bass players! This is the most popular bass wheel amongst professionals. The Xeros bass wheel features 6″ pneumatic wheels with heavy duty air valve and ball-bearings, for easy-to-roll, cushioned support, along with interchangeable custom spindles, and stainless steel, forked frame. This wheel is made in USA.
Setup And Repair of the Double Bass for Optimum Sound: A Manual for Players, Makers, And Repairers [Paperback] by Chuck Traeger, David Brownell, and William Merchant.
This is a first class book covering all aspects of string repair and optimizing tone.It includes lots of pictures and the reasons why things work. Learn all about successful bass setup. Learn what needs to be done to your bass and how to communicate this. This is a must read for luthiers and players alike. A great reference on the setup and repair of any double bass.
Palatino Electric Upright Bass, Black Finish VE-500
The Palatino Electric Upright Bass has a chambered body of select spruce and a black finish. The adjustable maple bridge rests on the Piezo transducer pickup, giving it a range of volume and a pleasant tone.
The Palatino VE-500 has a lovely sound, and looks great and is easy to get around with. The body is designed so that it is really easy to play either in the traditional standing position, or while sitting. It includes a built-in Piezo transducer pickup, with tone and volume controls, for a true double bass sound, with lots of options for a more modern sound.
Palatino Electric Upright Bass includes a Solid Spruce Top, Maple Back & Sides, Ebony Fingerboard, Piezo Transducer, Pickup Active Tone & Volume Controls, Headphone Jack, Maple Bridge, Black Finish, Combination Leather/Plastic Bag with Backpack Straps.
These strings are nickel-wound multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a moderatly warm tone quality. The core design makes them very easy to play. They enable a good balance between pizz and bowing styles – good for both classical and jazz bass.
These medium gauge strings will fit a 3/4 size instrument with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm). This set includes nickel-wound multi-strandedsteel core G, D, A, and E strings.
D’Lluca Ebony 3/4 Full Size Upright Double Bass DD-5000
This D’Lluca double bass is 3/4 size includes a laminated spruce top, maple arched back and sides along with ebony fingerboard and fittings. Features Selected Spruce top. Maple back neck and sides. It has an alloy tailpiece with Tyrolean-style machine head.
The upright bass comes with a French style rosewood horsehair bow with genuine horsehair and a padded bag.
The sound of this bass is full and rivals many carved-top basses.
Cremona SB-1 Premier Novice Upright String Bass, 1/4 size
The Cremona SB-1 1/4 size double bass is the ideal instrument for a youngster who is looking to take up the instrument or for a petite woman. The bass’s dimensions are 64 x 22 x 13.5 inches. This instrument comes with a soft case.
Keep your string bass in a controlled humid atmosphere by using the Dampit Humidifier. This humidifier comes with it’s own humidity gauge. Soak it in water then wipe dry and insert into your F hole. A valuable accessory for all double bassists!!
Dean Pace Upright Bass, 4-string in Classic Black, with Case
Dean Pace Upright Bass, 4-string in Classic Black from Dean Guitars is a handsomely made instrument at an exceptional price!!Its an easy to play fretless instrument with position markers to help develop your intonation skills. This electric upright bass has gained many rave reviews.
It has a solid maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and is built to the standard 35″ scale length. The instrument has a lively piezo bridge and a built in preamp to get you rolling!! It includes a solid tripod stand which gives it great stability while you are playing. The die cast tuners and hardware are a cool black and the bass comes with a soft case.
I personally use the the Fishman Pro-EQ Bass Preamp. I bought it originally to control feedback which I was experiencing when I turned up the volume. The preamp includes photo-optic compression, 5-band EQ, XLR direct out with ground lift, and a tuner/send output.
The Fishman Pro-EQ Bass Preamp can be used with both upright or electric bass. It helps control frequencies that may cause you trouble and has bass, treble as well as 3 midrange bands that you can tweek until your sound is perfect.
The preamp has a bass slider which has a range of 30-275Hz and this will be useful when working on your G-string’s tone.
The Depth and Phase switches help control feedback. The unit is solidly constructed and has non slip rubber feet.