Cool Setup Manual

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by nonsqtr, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
  2. Bass of Galt

    Bass of Galt Guest

    Mar 25, 2004
    Scrotillia Falls
    I've used Gary's method on both my Carvins (fretted and fretless) and they became very pleasant to play - for a change!

    For the longest time I treated set-up and intonation as "black magic" that I needed to "have done" by a pro for $50 every 6 months.

    Gary takes the mystery out of the procedure - and now I'm at the stage where I'm totally comfortable making bi-monthly micro adjustments to keep playabilty in the sweet zone.

    Don't fear your truss rod - just respect it. :D

  3. I post that manual quite often to newbies when they ask about setup. I thinks it's the best on the web, it's put together very well, so even the newest bassist can understand how to do a setup.

    Gary Willis rocks when it comes to instruction!

  4. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ
    Actually, the link to this site is here
    the top-most link in the forum. :)
  5. Nonsqtr don't worry, I posted this link at the top AFTER you posted the link.

    I'd been meaning to do that for months but finally got a fire under my butt.
  6. freemole


    May 24, 2003
    willis is one bad bad mo fo