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Are my strings too tight?

Discussion in 'Ask Lynn Seaton' started by George92, Apr 15, 2010.


  1. George92

    George92

    Apr 15, 2010
    Leeds, England
    Hi, I recently bought my first double bass, however when i play it, the overall sound is abit dull (mainly E string though) compared to other basses i have heared. i have the feeling that the strings might be too tight? If so, how do i solve this problem, or is there another solution?

    Thanks

    George
     
  2. Lynn Seaton

    Lynn Seaton Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2006
    Denton, TX
    Hello George,
    Sorry for the delay in getting to this message. For some reason, I have not been getting notifications about postings to this site. It is now fixed. I would suggest you consult a Luthier. If you bought it from a string shop, they should be able to help. They should be able to adjust the soundpost or action if needed. Maybe a different brand of strings would help.
     
  3. Thanks Lynn.
    George also started a thread here and got the answers he wanted, I think.

    Best regards,
    François
     

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