#4
Higher the action, harder you have to press. Lower action is easier to play, but lot more prone to buzzing and the tone tends to dim a bit.
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#5
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Higher the action, harder you have to press. Lower action is easier to play, but lot more prone to buzzing and the tone tends to dim a bit.


the action actually changes how the guitar sounds?
#7
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how do you change the action?


not sure. someone who knows will soon post how to do it, probably.
#10
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Then why did you bother posting?

http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/action.htm


i guess my bass's bridge is closest to the telecaster one there. would i put both screws down or only one? or what? and im getting my new bass soon its a Schecter stiletto custom 5 and idk wut type of bridge that has. can anyone help me out?
#13
Remember you will need to adjust the intonation after you change the action. The FAQ contains all the information you need.
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#14
If you wanted to go real hardcore and do a gamble, you could file down your nut. This is the bit of plastic that your strings rest on, at the top of you neck. Keep in mind its irreversable.


Actually, come to think of it..
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#15
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Remember you will need to adjust the intonation after you change the action. The FAQ contains all the information you need.


what FAQ?
#16
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...im getting my new bass soon its a Schecter stiletto custom 5 and idk wut type of bridge that has. can anyone help me out?


That's a nice bass, it makes my line 6 sound acceptable.
#17
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what FAQ?


Look at the top of the bass forum. It is a stickied thread.
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#18
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raising/lowering the action has something to do with the bridge. i think.


Aye, raising and lowering the saddle changes it.

I like a really low action, others don't. It depends on taste.
#21
i tried changing to high action and it made a wicked annoying buzzing sound on the bridge and the nut!!! what do i do?
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