How can i maintain it?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Ufuk Shevki, Jan 21, 2003.

  1. Ufuk Shevki

    Ufuk Shevki

    Jan 21, 2003
    I got a new Yamaha TRB5II. How can i maintain it best? Polishes, Fretboard oil , string cleaners and other materials.
    Can you give me information pls?

    No Answer :(
  2. Gander


    Jun 5, 2002
    Hi, Congrats on your new bass. Hope you're enjoying it.
    Personally, I keep a polish cloth in the case with my bass. You can buy them at music stores for a few bucks. After playing, I slip the cloth under the strings and give the fretboard a little shoe shine action, wipe the strings down then the rest of the bass. Keeps it nice and shiny.
    When you change strings, you can clean the fretboard with a soft toothbrush and get up close against the frets. I keep my maple fretboard clean and use no cleaners. For my dark fretboards, I keep them clean and polish with a little lemon oil when they start to dry out.
    Hope this helps.