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An Odd Question About The Wonderful World of Bass

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Taran, Dec 9, 2002.


  1. Taran

    Taran Guest

    Dec 9, 2002
    I am as one might call a newbie. heh laying that out first.

    as i was changing my bass strings for the first time ever today, i noticed there seemed to be some gunky stuff all over the neck of my bass. i scratched some of it off with my nail and it was a brown/grey colored crusty material.

    i just wanna know what the heck it is, and what to do to get it to go away. and i suppose keep it away.

    thanks alot
    Taran
     
  2. It's dirt and grease. Clean your fretboard, wash your hands.
     
  3. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    That's just dirt collected over time from your fingers. There have been a few threads dealing with this topic. Try this or this one.
     
  4. Taran

    Taran Guest

    Dec 9, 2002
    thanks alot dude. that helped. have a good day.