Action - High or Low?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by severed_1, Nov 19, 2002.

  1. severed_1


    Jun 4, 2002
    I think that's what it's called,the height of the string from the fretboard?

    Anyway,what's better,higher or lower,right now mine's kinda high,but i'm gonna lower it,about how high should it be?

    I'm using an Ibanez SR300DX if that helps any
  2. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    Well it really depends how *you* like it. I like the strings as low as I can get em without any fret buzz. Some people like em higher.

    I'm sure you could find what's considered to be the "correct" height measurements, but I'd say go with what feels right to you. :)
  3. Isnt there a "How do you have your action?" thread in this very forum? Check it out.

  4. Mazinger

    Mazinger Supporting Member

    Nov 9, 2002
    Yup, really depends on you and how you play.

    I like mine low. I lower it where the strings buzzes then raise them until the buzz is gone.