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Heavy Neck

Discussion in 'Ask Michael Dimin' started by Steve S, Jul 26, 2000.

  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Jul 26, 2000
    My wife bought me a 1997 Fender American Deluxe Jazz bass and I love everything about it except the weight of the neck. After playing at a gig for two hours, the place where the strap sits on my neck becomes very sore. Is there anything that I can do to alleviate this problem?
  2. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin Banned

    Dec 11, 1999
    I have had the same problem. I have experimented with a number of different straps to spread out the load. I have heard good things about the Comfort strap and the the Tri-strap. Personally I use a big, padded, soft-leather strap made by Levy's (about $40.00). Seem to work well


    p.s. sounds like you got a great wife. I am trying to get my wife to buy be a Rob Elrick 4-string for our 0th anniversary -LOL
  3. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin Banned

    Dec 11, 1999
    that should have read 10th anniversary

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