Haven’t done a fun end of week post for a while, so here we go! When @JimAnning sent me this I just had to share it straight away on the Twitter feed, and here it is in its full glory, just ‘wow':
Posts tagged strings
So, to the business of setting up a Bass Guitar. Tuning aside – do start with that first! – string height is the number one adjustment on a bass. There are all sorts of reasons that string height adjustment is needed, from changing string type and fret wear to changing weather conditions and playing style.
Whenever I ask for recommendations on Bass Guitar strings, one of the most mentioned makes is Elixir Strings. They are quite different, and not to everyone’s taste, but they have attracted a passionate following. Via Guitarkadia I came across this CBS piece on Gore-Tex, the company behind Elixir Strings (excuse the pre-roll ad):
Choosing strings for your Bass can be quite stressful! Strings have a massive impact on your tone, and on your wallet too. Understanding the difference between string types involves lots of factors, far too many for one post anyway, so this post will focus on the underlying design of the strings, and the major string […]