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Problem with C-neck

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by jay_reo, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. jay_reo


    Aug 16, 2008
    i've just had a C-neck installed on my bass, its also came with a few problems. the 1st and main problem is the E gate. ive had it 24hours and the rubber has split twice. does any one know where i could buy a better gate from? also its very hard to tune all strings now, the E worse so the tuning doesnt slide in pitch it jumps! any help?

  2. Eric Hochberg

    Eric Hochberg

    Jul 7, 2004
    Most people call them C Extensions. Why don't you contact the person that made/installed it?
  3. jay_reo


    Aug 16, 2008
    he lives on the other side of the country if its a problem i or a local restorer can resolve it would save me a lot of time and money
  4. Jake deVilliers

    Jake deVilliers Commercial User

    May 24, 2006
    Crescent Beach, BC
    Owner of The Bass Spa, String Repairman at Long & McQuade Vancouver
    Try replacing the rubber stopping surface with leather - it s much tougher.
  5. jay_reo


    Aug 16, 2008
    yeah thats a great idea! any ideas on the tight pegs? do you think he could of tightened the screws too tight?

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