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Fortress Rockbass bridge setup

Discussion in 'Warwick Basses' started by T-birdfan, Oct 4, 2013.


  1. T-birdfan

    T-birdfan

    Jan 29, 2001
    Ontario, Canada
    I recently purchased a used Fortress rockbass in fantastic condition with the 3D bridge. I love everything about the bass but the g string action is higher than I like but it seems that it is as low as I can get it. The floating bridge and saddle are bottomed out but it is still too high, but not unplayable. The just a nut is set up at.01 like the manual says, so it's good there. Short of shimming the neck, any suggestions? Like I said not unplayable but still quite noticeable.
    Thanks,Tim
     
  2. T-birdfan

    T-birdfan

    Jan 29, 2001
    Ontario, Canada
    Nevermind, saw a video last night that showed a guy filing the top of a saddle down then filing the notch deeper, so that's what I'll do.
     
  3. WarwickOfficial

    WarwickOfficial

    May 15, 2012
    Warwick & Framus Social Media
    T-bird,

    Let us know how this technique works out!

    You can check out Warwick's youtube page for instructional videos on setups for more help!

    Mike
    Warwick USA
     
  4. T-birdfan

    T-birdfan

    Jan 29, 2001
    Ontario, Canada
    I measured how much I need to get it down and it turns out to be about 1/16. I'm gonna take it off the bottom instead and it'll work out so that I won't have to file the notch.
     

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