#1
i bought a used fender p a few weeks ago and it sounds great except that the E string sounds flat, i checked every thing closer and i found that on the bridge one of the screw that udjust the height of the string is missing so the piece was tilted, i put som thick picks under it to raise it but the string still sounds dull and flat, my dad said that that is normal for a bass but i went to a pawn shop the other day and played a squire, peavy, epiphone, and a hofner and they all sounded fine. I can't find the problem.
#3
Your problem is you're missing one of the screws from the bridge. Replace it.


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#5
when i evened out the saddle it still sounded mest up, but ive already been looking for another screw
#6
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when i evened out the saddle it still sounded mest up, but ive already been looking for another screw


I can imagine the guitar picks were dampening the tone, get the new screw, and if that doesn't solve it, I'd say it's new bridge time.


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#7
Before you replace the bridge, replace the strings.. seriously. If the E string was played on more than the other strings, it'll go dead quicker. Replace the strings and that screw from the bridge and you'll be fine.
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#8
Just buy a new bridge. Stock Fender bridges sucked before 2008, and since yours is used, I assume it's pre-08. Go get a gotoh or a badass II. The gotoh is only $40.
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