Tips & Tricks

Setting Up Your Bass Guitar:

It's very important to follow the exact procedure of the set-up… Truss rod adjustment, action at the bridge, nut then set the intonation.

  • Problem:
    John Carruthers shows us the proper way to set up your Bass. This is a 4 part series. Videos include adjusting the Truss Rod, Bridge, Nut and Intonation.
  • Quote:
    "It’s very important to follow the exact procedure of the set-up… Truss rod adjustment, action at the bridge, nut then set the intonation."
  • Tools Part 1:
    Capo
    Feeler Gauge .015”
    Truss Rod Allen Wrench
  • Tools Part 2:
    Saddle Height adjustment Allen Wrench
    6” Scale
  • Tools Part 3:
    .022 Feeler Gauge
    Nut Slotting Files
  • Tools Part 4:
    Phillips Head Screw Driver
    Electronic Guitar Tuner