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What is "Action"?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by gwx014, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. gwx014


    Dec 22, 2005
    I've heard people say they like their basses or guitars set up with low or high or medium "action" What is "action"
  2. Height of the strings off the fret board. Low action = the strings are generally as close to the frets (low) as possible, etc.