Strings and Tuning keys

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by meowcatsmeow, Jan 22, 2014.


  1. meowcatsmeow

    meowcatsmeow

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    Hello, so i was looking at my 5 string bass today and noticed that the G string is not sitting straight. As soon as it gets out of the nut it bends. My B E A strings are tuned so that the string is on the right of the key, my D and G are tuned the opposite (like most basses??) and the G is just incredibly crooked. Can any give me any help with this?
  2. mmbongo

    mmbongo I like turtles. Supporting Member

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    Did you maybe wind the D and G in reverse so it goes around the bottom side of the post instead of the top side?
  3. tylerwylie

    tylerwylie Supporting Member

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