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Sadowsky MV 5 G- string louder than others

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by annvald, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. annvald


    Dec 20, 2010
    can anyone tell me the reason why this is so. When I let down pickups then D- string will also be quieter and the volume ratio between G and D stays the same. D- string seems to be in balance with others, but G is louder.
  2. annvald


    Dec 20, 2010
    I would add that with both pickup the same problem. Maybe preamp singularity? Contrary to my MM Stingray 4- it has a bit weak G-string :)
  3. Ronen


    Feb 9, 2003
    Milky Way Galaxy
    Is it only the open G or all across the string? What about when on passive mode?
    Check contact points on all strings at the nut & bridge.
    Try a different (other brand) set of strings.
    Give the shop a call.
    danclaro likes this.
  4. annvald


    Dec 20, 2010
    Not only open- G. Open G maybe loudest than closed positions. In passive mode the contrast not so big.

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