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im confused

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by stuff, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. stuff


    Jan 1, 2003
    im new to bass and i dunno what they are supposed to be like but my strings are really loose and i dunno if thats how they are supposed to be or what or is it just the strings?
  2. Sworn


    Feb 27, 2003
    So Cal
    Well define what you think is loose. Also, it might be that you're tuned an octave too low...
  3. stuff


    Jan 1, 2003
    the strings are really flexible i guess liek when i strike a note the string moves really a really far distance and there is some buzzing going on in some frets is that normal?
  4. Jim Dombrowski

    Jim Dombrowski Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2002
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Take your bass to a store and have it set up and tuned. Then, have them explain the process to you and buy a tuner. The more you understand about the instrument, the more enjoyable it will be.