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Stingray clicking?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by DanInMissJones, Feb 18, 2006.

  1. DanInMissJones


    Jun 15, 2004
    Hey guys. I have had a MusicMan Stingray for about 2 years and recently ive been getting some slight clicking when i play. it happens when my fingers hit the strings. ive never really been that happy with the overall sound...wanting something deeper. Has anyone ever had the same thing?...or can anyone suggest anything that could fix this problem. im thinking of taking it somewhere to get it set up, but would rather do it myself.

  2. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    Often this problem occurs when the action is set low and there is not enough relief in the neck. But don't just assume the relief is wrong - measure it before making adjustments. See the sticky ...
  3. DanInMissJones


    Jun 15, 2004
    thanks mate, i'll check it out.
  4. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Also the stingray tends to have that click to its tone in general, try the setup thing , and turning treble down a bit.
  5. DanInMissJones


    Jun 15, 2004
    hey thanks man.
  6. Triclops

    Triclops Guest

    Jan 14, 2006
    lower your pickup height and slap away! I did just this, to remedy the same prob on my new olp stingray.good luck mac...:D