1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Up gauge

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by the low one, Jun 7, 2003.

  1. the low one

    the low one

    Feb 21, 2002
    If I up gauge from Elites 40 60 80 100 to Rotosounds 45 65 80 105 will it affect the setup of my P-bass, or can I just change over
  2. As I remember the Elites they're pretty stiff, so I don't think it would matter much. It's nothing that would make your bass unplayable or anything. A slight trussrod adjustment might be in place though not nessecary. It's depending on how it feels when you play.
  3. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    Thicker gauge strings take some getting used to anyway, so you probably wont notice if it needs a setup. You'll be too busy getting a feel for the bigger strings.

Share This Page