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lakland skyline 44-01

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Johnw65, Oct 19, 2017.

  1. Johnw65


    Oct 16, 2014
    I just got of these, it's great bass. However, I changed the strings to D'ADARIOS 45-105, seem to be the same gauge that was on there,but now the intonation is a bit out. The bass is in tune but could be me but seems a tad off. Any thoughts?
  2. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    Intonate it. Different strings often require intonation adjustments.
  3. mmbongo

    mmbongo Five Time World Champion Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Yep, intonation must be checked/tweaked with each string change.
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  4. Johnw65


    Oct 16, 2014
    I got it intonated but the A string saddle is really pushed forward compared to the other saddles.
  5. mmbongo

    mmbongo Five Time World Champion Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Does not sound normal.
  6. Bobster


    Mar 27, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Set witness points (press down on the string where it departs the bridge saddle and the nut). These help ensure the stretch is out of the string.

    All the best, Bob.

    Also, I wouldn't stress about where the A saddle is positioned. It could just be the string, or a slight difference in string action at the bridge, height difference at the nut slot, or amount of bow of the neck.

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