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Gary Willis Question

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by maxy, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. maxy


    Jun 24, 2004
    ON the Gary Willis Thingy.

    When you're adjusting the strings, make sure they follow the curve of the pickup. The bigger strings will set up just slightly higher.
    The pickup, along with the ramp, exactly matches the radius (curve) of the fingerboard so that you can get a consistent feel beneath each string.

    What exactly is the the curve of the pickup?
    "If the bigger strings are set-up higher" then its a straight line thingy with e being the highest setup. not a curve right?

    I realized my e string feels loose comparitively to others. Its related to the curve thingy right?
  2. jja412

    jja412 Fine gear enthusiast

    Feb 2, 2004
    St. Louis
    The gary willis bass has a radius on the pickup that matches the fretboard radius. The setup manual is referring specifically to that pickup. MOST basses have flat pickups, and therefore will not have a curve to them...