Hi guys, I am new to this forum and just completed building my first cigar box Ubass using thundergut white strings. I am having some buzzing with string A and D especially around the 3rd and 5th…Continue
"The action on most commercially made ones I have seen has been rather high. I have not seen one with decent acoustic volume.
I put about 3mm action at the nut and 6 or 7mm at the 12th on the one I made."
"I tried one too, the strings vibrate like crazy. Maybe you could raise the bridge and/or the nut to see if it is too close to the fretboard. Also plucking the string parallel to the fretboard helps. I couldn't get any acoustic sound volume…"
"Thank you for you answer. I will check my screw. There were certainly. Couple of head that seemed loose. But as I said I also feel that I distorted the D string in particular. I checked it again dot is thinner at the 3rd and 5th. Posting a photo of…"
Hi guys, I am new to this forum and just completed building my first cigar box Ubass using thundergut white strings. I am having some buzzing with string A and D especially around the 3rd and 5th frets. I should mention that my bass is fretless. Can anyone help? I feel that everything was going really smoothly until as requested by the manufacturer I pulled (a bit too hard) on some of the strings. To the point that one portion of the string looks overstretched (thinner than the rest). Could…See More