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d string quieter than others?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by qcbassman, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. qcbassman


    Jan 12, 2013
    Just bought a Peavey Millennium five string passive. D string seems quieter than surrounding strings. Am I crazy? Could it just need new strings? I think it's quiet when unplugged too so I am thinking its not electronic trouble. Just in case it is I would love to hear thoughts on string solution and electronic fixes. Thanks!
  2. testing1two

    testing1two Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
    Definitely start with new strings. When you install them be sure to inspect your bridge and tuners and make sure you have a solid witness point where the string meets the bridge saddle and where it passes over the nut and slopes down towards the tuner.

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