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Old 02-13-2013, 04:35 PM   #1
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help adjusting my bass

I've got a squier jazz bass and the strings are too far off the neck. whats the best way to adjust them to be more flush with the fretboard?
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Old 02-13-2013, 04:50 PM   #2
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Using a very tiny allen wrench (probably, though some bridges do use little screws), lower the height of the bridge saddles to bring the string height down.
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:51 PM   #3
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First of all you've got to see if the neck is bowed, a very slight amount of inward bow is acceptable.
When you adjust the height of your strings either by saddle adjustment or neck straightening you will then need to check the intonation as lowering the strings will affect (flatten) the intonation at the 12th fret.
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:57 PM   #4
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http://www.tunemybass.com/bass_setup/
pretty much what has already been said
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:15 PM   #5
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http://www.tunemybass.com/bass_setup/
pretty much what has already been said

But not on this topic.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:36 PM   #6
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it covers action and truss rod adjustment.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:40 PM   #7
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it covers action and truss rod adjustment.

Definitely a good site.
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