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Nut problem

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Requiem, Apr 3, 2003.

  1. Requiem


    Feb 26, 2000
    Costa Rica
    Ok Hello, how is everybody, I need a bit of help!

    I have and old Fender Clone, Hondo or something. I want to make a Fretless-Tenor bass, so I need to do all the wood work and I know I have to buy a new nut. there is a place on the web that sells them, I need to know which one I need and what strings to buy for a tenor off course!!

    I am very gratefull for all your help!!

    Peace and more peace....
  2. geezer316


    Jan 26, 2003
    go on e-bay and type in fender bass, i've seen all types listed for between 5.00 and 15.00 $
    some of the likes are as follows=ivory,graphite,PVC and brass, they are easy to come by and are fairly easy to ship by mail,
    installing ia another story in wich i've never read:bassist:
  3. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    You don't necessarily need a new nut; you can use you current nut and sand it down to the correct height, I think.
  4. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    When I had my bass converted to fretless, my luthier just cut deeper grooves in the nut.
  5. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    That's another alternative. :cool:

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