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Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by dadday07, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. dadday07


    Dec 27, 2013
    I am new to this forum so please excuse. I have a Schecter Omen 5 that I just bought a couple of months ago. I need to get my intonation and all of that set and I want to do it myself. I have a friend that can do it but I would really like to learn how and do it myself. Does anyone have any tips or pointers?
  2. tonym


    Apr 12, 2011
    Yes, and there's lots of bad guides and advice on the internet too. Which is why a guy would come to a bass specific site and ask for advice...

    dadday07, there's a great free pdf book by Jerzy Drozd that's very detailed and will walk you through it. It's what I used to learn, and it's frequently recommended on TB. You can find it here.

    It's not hard, just take your time and be patient.
  3. Stick_Player

    Stick_Player Banned

    Nov 13, 2009
    Somewhere on the Alaska Panhandle (Juneau)
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    And... there is lots of bad information on this site, as well.

    Tweak with caution.
  4. dadday07


    Dec 27, 2013
    Thanks to both. I looked on Goole and YouTube and found some helpful information, and some bad information. I've been playing for nearly 20 years now so I have a pretty good idea as to what needs to be done, but have never done it myself.
  5. dadday07


    Dec 27, 2013
    I'm also looking to get another Bass Wah pedal, any suggestions? I had a Crybaby Bass Wah about 10 years ago but I'm looking at the Morley PBA-2 Dual Bass Wah, with 2 types of Wah modes. Traditional and Funk. Thoughts......
  6. dadday07


    Dec 27, 2013
    tonym, I downloaded the PDF version of that guide. I haven't read it yet but I plan on it in the next day or so. I will let you know what I think of it. Thanks again.
  7. GregBEL


    May 25, 2013
    Also, see the sticky thread in this sub, there's some good and helpfull links to found in there.

    such as:

    For some visual aid.

    Basically, John Carruthers and the Fender manual showed me how to properly set up my bass and I now have both a Fender & a Warwick (just to show it's not brand-specific) set up exactly to my needs....

    Take some time for it, you'll like it :)
  8. dadday07


    Dec 27, 2013
    Thanks, I'll check it out.