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Jazz bass problem

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Gusp, Feb 16, 2005.

  1. Gusp


    Feb 16, 2005
    I just spent £350 on a fender jazz bass. It played perfectly fine and sounded great. But yesterday I dropped it on the floor and now the lowest 2 strings, particularly the second lowest sound a bit muted have almost no sustain :(. The second one is also probably a bit quieter than it should be. I'm pretty much a beginner so I don't really know what could be wrong. Can anyone tell me what the problem might be and if there's anything I can do about it?
  2. OUCH!

    I'm no expert, but the first two things that come to mind are:

    1.) You may have damaged/broken the nut
    2.) You may have damaged the bridge

    Can you see any cracks anywhere on the body or neck?

    Others that know much more than I will be along shortly.

    I hope it's not an expensive problem for you.

    Good luck.

    Mike ;)