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some help please

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Kevin V, Apr 12, 2003.

  1. Kevin V

    Kevin V

    Mar 12, 2003
    Union, New Jersey
    I bought a nice starter bass about a month ago and recently bought a nice amp to go with it. But as i have been playing i notice that i get a clunking noise, especially when i slap. Ive tried different settings on the amp, different pickups, using my fingers, picks etc. but i usually get that same clunk. Im pretty sure that the action is way too low, but i wanted to make sure because i bought it from a salesman who is fairly knowledgeable about bass. Im hoping that he wouldnt let me go off with a new bass, waiting for me to come back to him for some repairs.
  2. sobie18


    May 5, 2002
    Shaw AFB, SC
    Get with an experienced bass player and show him; that way he can tell you by observing. Good luck!