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String Height.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Robbi, Jan 3, 2003.

  1. How High off of the fretboard does everyone like their strings to sit????

    I recently fitted myself with a new (used) JASS-V. I haven't set it up, or even put new strings on it yet and the strings sit quite a bit higher than the trustee 4-string P I was thumpin Before.

    How do you set yourselves up/preferences, why, benafits, Drawbacks to different heights, etc...etc....


    I found My essential Answer on another post on the second page in setup.
    I'm new here, it took some lookin'
    Although, It would be nice to hear some prefrences
  2. Jim Dombrowski

    Jim Dombrowski Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2002
    Colorado Springs, CO
    I like my strings to be as low as possible without any fret buzzing anywhere on the neck. This is achieved through a combination of string height adjustment at the bridge and the proper truss rod adjustment.

  3. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Do a search for a guy named Rickbass, and you will find all of your answers.

    As for me, pretty low, just above buzz level.