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Regulating the environment of your bass

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by brianh, Nov 4, 2005.

  1. brianh


    Aug 19, 2005
    Endorsing: Epifani Amplification
    On a previous thread about gut strings, someone mentioned that it's good to detune guts strings when not playing them and try and keep the bass in a good climate...

    I'm just curious, aside from obvious things (like not leaving the bass in the garage), what exactly can be done to help? I live in Bloomington, Indiana and the humidity changes a lot. I can deal with the bass itself changing, but I'm using Eudoxa strings, which are pretty tempermental.

    Any suggestions?
  2. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio