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setup for tight-ier low end?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by dadodetres, Feb 1, 2006.


  1. dadodetres

    dadodetres

    Dec 19, 2004
    URUGUAY
    hi!

    i was wondering what modification can i do in the setup of my bass for having a more tight low end.

    is there anything i can do with pickup heigh or strings heigh?

    well ,thanks for any input!
     
  2. you need to be more specific
    what bass are you using, 4-5-6 strings and what scale
    string set might be the issue for you as well
     
  3. dadodetres

    dadodetres

    Dec 19, 2004
    URUGUAY
    i have a lakland 4-94 and i use GHS;s 0.40.

    i find the bass to be exelente exept for the low end, which is a little floofy and muddy..... any input is welcomed!
    thanks
     
  4. Try some higher gage strings, or at least higher gage low end, that helped me. I got a set of DR hi-beams .30-.135 (six string), tighten up my low end.
     
  5. billbern

    billbern

    Sep 11, 2004
    Daytona Beach, Fl
    Endorsing: Inearz In-ear Monitors
    Now I have a 55-01 w/NTMB-L, so it's not exactly like yours'.
    But I changed the dip switches to 250 HZ and boast the mids a little, that has helped tighten the lows, more like kick drum punch with all strings. I also put TI Jazz Flats on it, that has also tightened up the lows.
    Bill