This half fretless thing has me intrigued... recently, I was eyeballing a used Ibanez 7 string hybrd bass on Reverb with has 3 strings fretless, and 4 strings fretted, but the fretless portion is on top, and I believe is tuned E A D, while the rest of the bass is E A D G... but either way, I kinda thought the idea was real neat, as one could get two very distinctive voices happening at once...
*Plus, there's no law saying it has to be tuned like that 😉
But these instruments which you have posted here are beyond belief - especially that first one - good thing I was sitting down !!
Big George W
East Derby CT
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