So I got myself my first bass in the mail yesterday!
Crazy fun playing a 5 string, but I noticed a couple problems-
I got it for 300 AUD. Perfect for a first bass, I say
I've had previous experience with guitars, been playing the electric for nearly 4 years now so some things are sticking out like a sore thumb.
The action was all kinds of crazy, never seen it before. The B and E strings were about 5mm lower than the others. I fixed that up to the best of my ability, the height adjustment screws in the saddles are rusty as, the B is the worst, couldn't even screw it up very much, the hole is plugged with old skin and rust
Good thing is, I have a bridge sitting around from an old bass guitar kit I built for my friend, a jazz bass bridge too.
Would the saddles fit all good in there? If not should I get one of those new flashy Warwick bridges and install it on there?
One last question! Anyone have much experience with these pickups? The (extremely worn) label on them spells 'MEC' with a jagged line under it, opened up the back and there's a 9v battery, could this be for the pre amp or the pups?
Thinking of swapping out the electronics