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A quick question.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by punisher911, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. punisher911


    Jan 20, 2005
    Clawson, MI
    I just played a Bongo today(a 4 stringer)and I loved it. Now, when I play my Yamaha RBX-170 I get some fret buzz, and my Jay Turser Beatle Bass gives me a little more fret buzz than the Yamaha. I just attributed the buzz to my being a new player with bad technique. However, when I played the Bongo today, I played my same stuff with absolutely no fret buzz. Is the Bongo that much better, or do my basses need some setup work? My basses are setup as is from the store except my Yamaha now sports some D'Addario Chromes. Not that it matters, but I play through an Ashdown Electric Blue 12. Any thoughts here?

  2. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
  3. I can't comment on the quality of the Bongo, but it sounds like your other basses do need some setup work. A good setup would have those basses playing without buzzin', even if you haven't perfected your technique.
    And sure, sometimes you will find a new bass that just feels perfect for you. Maybe it's meant to be?