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Warwick 5 string Nut

Discussion in 'Warwick Basses' started by norz81, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. norz81


    Mar 30, 2008

    I've restrung my 5 string Warwick so that the strings are E-C. This has caused a buzzing at the nut. I've checked all the alternatives with the headstock, strings etc.

    I definitely need a a new nut, (I currently have the one that came with the bass, Adjust a nut II).

    Could anyone point me in the right direction for a replacement nut that would fit the new string tuning for my bass?

    I live in Manchester, England. But of course, if there's an online dealer that would deliver...

    Thanks in advance
  2. TechJunky


    Aug 31, 2009
    Columbus, OH
    Did you try adjusting the nut itself? Unless the nut is cracked somewhere and that's what's buzzing, it shouldn't be a problem. I had a Streamer LX 5 with a brass just-a-nut and restrung it E-C and didn't have any issues. Just a quick adjustment to get the action set, and it was solid. I guess if it's still buzzing and adjusting it doesn't fix it, then I would recommend the brass just-a-nut (make sure you get the right size, so if your bass is a broadneck you need the appropriate nut). It's solid, I can verify it works with E-C tuning, and it looks great too.
  3. WarwickOfficial


    May 15, 2012
    Warwick & Framus Social Media
  4. Jon Moody

    Jon Moody Commercial User

    Sep 9, 2007
    Kalamazoo, MI
    Manager of Brand Identity & Development, GHS Strings, Innovation Double Bass Strings, Rocktron
    I have had this buzzing problem occasionally with my Corvette Std 5 string, but found out the culprit was actually the truss rod cover. It's worth checking to see if that is causing the buzzing issue.

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