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Neck relief is biger on B string then G string - is that normal?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Catalin, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. I have a Warwick Streamer Lx 5 string. Neck relief is almost 0.4 mm on B string, on G string is less then 0.3 mm. Is that normal ?
  2. Steve


    Aug 10, 2001
    All my basses are aysemetrical like that to one degree or another.

    It's probably a good thing given that the low side tends to vibrate in a little wider arc.

    Personally,I would keep an eye on it and not worry about it as long as it was stable.

    0.1mm isn't much of a variance.
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I believe thats just a result of the different tension of each string?
  4. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
  5. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    It can be an indiction of a slight twist in the neck. But if it plays well, don't worry about it.

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