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Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
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Introduction

Bass guitars have been in use for the past century to make music more enjoyable, provides a beat for other instruments being played, and allows a nice background tone for various gen-res; mostly Rock n’ Roll. Various companies produce bass’ that have varying sound, inputs and outputs, design, and usability (such as the steel-lap bass vs. normal free hand bass). Whether you are using your bass for personal enjoyment and learning, or play professionally, our guide can help you string your bass efficiently and with clear understanding. This ensures that you can get back playing minutes later, and can keep rocking out the way you do.

Tools

Parts

Loosen by clockwise.
  • Loosen by clockwise.

Can be different per bass.
  • Can be different per bass.

Pull through the hole near the spring.
  • Pull through the hole near the spring.

This can be done by counting the rivets in old string.
  • This can be done by counting the rivets in old string.

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Reverse Step 4.
  • Reverse Step 4.

CAUTION: Can lead to string snapping and hurting one self.
  • CAUTION: Can lead to string snapping and hurting one self.

CAUTION: Can lead to string snapping and hurting one self.
  • CAUTION: Can lead to string snapping and hurting one self.

CAUTION: Can lead to string snapping and hurting one self.
  • CAUTION: Can lead to string snapping and hurting one self.

Use a phone tuner or regular guitar tuner.
  • Use a phone tuner or regular guitar tuner.

You're Done!
  • You're Done!

Conclusion

Your bass should now be restrung correctly and ready to rock out.

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