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compensated tail piece?

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by jyee, Dec 1, 2005.


  1. jyee

    jyee

    Oct 27, 2005
    Denver, Colorado
    I just noticed an ad to the left that showed a "adjustable compensated tail piece" (http://www.mikepecanicmusic.com/catalog_adjtails.html)... i'm rather confused as to the point of this. what's the point of adjusting the string length below the bridge? and if there is a significant adjustment to be made, should i consider adjusting my tail piece up or down to get an "optimal" distance from the bridge?
     
  2. AMJBASS

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    There are several threads on this subject. Do a search and you should find ample information.
     
  3. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    Some tail pieces want to be compensated. Others will work for free (just for the experience).