String Adjusting

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Dosshiz, May 3, 2005.

  1. Dosshiz


    Apr 20, 2005
    What tool do i need and how do i go about lowering my strings to the fretboard. I have a mex. Fender Jazz if that makes a diff. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  2. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    A hex wrench set should be all thats needed. I dont know what (if any) is the standard size, but thats all you should need.
  3. Quality


    May 7, 2003
    Long Beach, CA
    Check the neck relief and be sure that you don't need a truss rod adjustment first. A lot of times, high action is due to forward bow in the neck.
  4. bassman314

    bassman314 I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2005
    Bay Area, CA

    Look in the "Setup" sub-forum. This question gets asked probably 2-3 time s aweek. There's tons of resources there :)
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