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Having hard time setting up my Infinity

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by siderocks, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. siderocks

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    Hey peeps.

    The neck of my Infinity SN seems to be a bit crupped up. There's a "depression" from about 3rd fret to 8th among other stuff. I'm having really hard time getting a good setup on it.

    Hard to get a good photo of the situation, but take a look:
    IMG_2068.JPG

    What would you suggest me to do? Get the frets filed or the neck treated in some way?
     
  2. Gurnemanz

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    maybe loosen the truss rod a bit?
     
  3. Florin

    Florin Warwick Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    I see a bass with a super low action... :) Am I wrong?
    A regular- low setup should be with 2,5 mm for B string and 2 mm for G string, you seem to have the strings lower than this.
     
  4. azzyrazzy

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  5. siderocks

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    I think my camera was on the the string, I tried to get a good photo of the neck situation thus it looks like the action is low.
     
  6. siderocks

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    I know the videos but atm the problem is the neck that is a pain in the ass and pretty much rendering all my setup skills useless. It's not straight, it has humps or depression, however you wanna call them and that makes it very hard to setup. That's why I asked how to make it better, should I get the frets treated or the fretboard...
     
  7. sprocket

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    Take it to your lutherie teacher , he ll know what to do with it .
     
  8. Florin

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    Olli, no matter how much we would like to help you here, Alexandre was right... You can have an idea of what's happening only when you keep the bass in your hands. If you have a competent luthier around you, just go and talk with him, buddy...
     
  9. Nachobassman

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    Hello Infinity brotha. I agree with Flo and Sprocket, a good luthier should be the solution.
     
  10. siderocks

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    Yeah I guess I'll show it to the luthier teacher next month. Thanks for the tips people.
     
  11. sprocket

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    No problem Ox man
     
  12. Nachobassman

    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Hey, Olli, any updates on your Infinity´s neck status?
     
  13. DiMarco

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    Setting up this model takes infinite time, hence its name. ;)
     
  14. Florin

    Florin Warwick Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    Hahahaha :)
     
  15. Turxile

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    Is the G string side the same?
     
  16. siderocks

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    Not yet, there's a long Xmas break on the course. It continues again in January.

    But of course! Why didn't I understand this earlier :D

    Yup.
     
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