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I'm posting this again as i stupidly posted it in the acoustic forum by mistake!

Hopefully someone will be able to help out with some trouble i am having with a bass guitar at the moment.

I'm trying to set up my friends washburn 4 string bass. But no matter what i do i cannot set the intonation on the E string. it sounds really badly out of tune when playing up the neck. I've tried to adjust it but the string is always playing sharp at the 12th.

The string is tuned dropped D, would this maybe be the cause of the trouble?

Or could it be a problem with the neck?

If anyone has any suggestions that i could try to sort this problem that would be great.

Martyn

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I've tried to adjust it but the string is always playing sharp at the 12th.

Sounds to me like you're either adjusting in the wrong direction, or you've run out of adjustment space... But I don't know.

It should not be the drop D tuning. It could be a neck problem, but it shouldn't be. Selling a neck that bad is something they shouldn't be able to get away with.

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