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Will I need to adjust my quantum if I install higher tension strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Grahams Groove, Aug 21, 2004.

  1. Grahams Groove

    Grahams Groove Can we please just groove for a while? Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    Boulder, CO
    subject says it all...

    If I put DR Low-rider steels on my quantum 5, will I need to adjust the neck at all or will that graphite not budge a centimeter even after a string change?

  2. seansbrew


    Oct 23, 2000
    Mesa AZ.
    Aahhhh........funny you should ask ( well, not really) One of the things I like most about my Q5 is that I can put any set of strings on it without having to adjust sh*t. The neck will not move, I am currently going thru every set that DR makes to see which one I like best and have found that I do not have to make adjustments to the neck.
  3. seansbrew


    Oct 23, 2000
    Mesa AZ.
    I forgot to mention, I always change one string at a time to avoid movement of the neck on all my basses, especially wood necks