My new baby (Traben Pheonix 5) plays like butter. Perfect action. The strings started to die and im recording on thursday so I bought some new strings to put on them. The o nly set that guitar center had that was in my price range was a set of Regular Slinky Ernie Ball's. Heres where the problem kicks in......I have a major frett buzz problem now. And the only way to get the strings not to buzz is to dramaticly raise the action. Something that is not making me to happy. What is causing this dilema? Is it the guages? The B-String weighs in at a whoping 130 .... and its heavy as ****. The neck is 35" scale and Has string thru. This bass is practicly brand new. How can I solve this problem? I do not have any money to spend on strings, so I cant purchase another set and try them out.