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string distance

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by shian, Sep 16, 2004.

  1. shian


    Sep 16, 2004
    hey guys!

    i play a 5stringed bass, and my strings are quite far away from the neck. when i screw them down, they hit the neck when playing, especially the b-string. any tips?
  2. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    See the sticky thread about truss rod and action questions. That article should answer anything you need to know.
  3. There is a basic guide for string distance from the board at this site, remember it's just a starting point.