fender fretless

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by scottos150, Dec 8, 2002.

  1. My parents bought me a Fender fretless jazz for my bithday, and right pass the nut(on the side with the tuners) the strings dig into the fretboard. is this normal?
  2. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    I think Fender setups may be a little over zealous on the lowness of the nut setups... I have seen several where the strings do dig on the tuner side, and when I purchased my MIM fretless a few months back, the E string was hitting the fingerboard about 3/16" on the 'fretting' side. Replaced the nut and it's a thing of beauty now...