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Fixing fretboard deadspots?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Discharge, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. Discharge

    Discharge

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    If a fretboard has a slight dead spot on the high D (7th fret G string), is there anyway to fix it?
  2. scotch

    scotch Will play bass for fish tacos. Plus cash. Supporting Member

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    You didn't try to search the forum, did you? ;-)

    There are many threads about this already. Lots of information about addressing dead spots... In short, you can reduce (sometimes eliminate) or at least change the location of the dead spot with weight. The already existing threads will guide you better!
  3. Discharge

    Discharge

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    Ok and no.

    :oops:
  4. Hawkbone

    Hawkbone Supporting Member

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    I eliminated a bad one on my P by dropping the tuning to DGCF. Bonus - I prefer that tuning now.
  5. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    Grab a Fender Fat Fender I use them on two basses.
  6. scotch

    scotch Will play bass for fish tacos. Plus cash. Supporting Member

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    Fat Finger ;')
  7. GeorgeBerlin

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    +1. None of my basses is tuned E standard anymore these days. Adapting to different tunings was/is easy for me as I'm a 'by ear' player.

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