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Experience lengthening scale on just E string?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by xanderjbass, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. xanderjbass


    Jul 19, 2008
    Los Angeles
    I have heard about people putting a small 1/2" cylinder between the ball of the E string and the bottom of the bridge, making the E string scale that much longer than the other strings - Kind of like the dingwall theory. Has anyone tried this?

    I have a Fender Highway 1 J-Bass with the badass II - its a 34" so I would then have a 34.5" E string
  2. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    :rolleyes: The scale length does not include any of the string above the nut or below the saddles of the bridge.

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