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Slap Ramp

Hey Norm,

I have been really fascinated with your "Slap Ramp" and feel that it could be a good addition for my style and my bass. Who made yours? Also, how thick is it? I'm realizing my fingers are getting caught many times when I go to pop and am thinking that lessening the distance between the strings and body will help my control.

Thank-you so much for everything!

Hey L.L.!

Yes, I definitely find the slap ramp helpful (for the same reason you cited). Mine vary but are a little over 1/8" thick. Experiment to see what thickness is going to allow the best string-to-body distance for your fingers. Mine were built by John DiMaggio, who used to own Bass Alone in San Diego (sold it a few years ago).

If you're interested in contacting John, he can be reached at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Have a great week!

Blessings- Norm

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