String Spacing issues

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by ChuckO, Mar 26, 2014.


  1. ChuckO

    ChuckO

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    I have been playing a schecter stiletto for a long time. The bass is super comfortable. I bought a MTD KZ bass and thought I would get used to the wide spacing. After nearly a year I can not get used to spacing and I cant really resell it because I am a lefty.

    How can I change the spacing?
  2. Pokerdweebz

    Pokerdweebz Supporting Member

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    Why can't you resell it because you are a lefty? I buy and sell all the time as a lefty. Hell, we even have our own bass forums with a reasonably about of users who buy and sell.
  3. ChuckO

    ChuckO

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    maybe I am using the fact that I am a lefty to mask my attachment to an inanimate object
  4. gleneg61

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    I'm guessing this is a 5er? If u wanna sell it, go to either of the dedicated lefty bass sites/forums n it'll sell. Trust me, I'm a lefty!
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  6. Bobster

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  7. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

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    Is it the nut width or the neck width?

    You can change the nut.
  8. ChuckO

    ChuckO

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    Thanks for the advice. Both basses are actually four string models. Looking at the hipshot bridges. They look pretty good. I also found some vintage style saddles that I am considering trying. They have multiple grooves for the strings.

    FYI my major issue is not near the nut, the MTD spacing gets much wider by the bridge
  9. Bobster

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    ChuckO,

    I'm not sure where I got the idea your bass was a 6-string. Apologies.

    However, the fact it's a 4, makes it easier to get a replacement.

    Hipshot and other vendors, have lots of 4-string option.

    Bob

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