String Tension

Hey Willis, Is there any way to setup the bass to get a softer string tension (using the same strings gauge/brand/model)?

Unfortunately, there’s not a setup adjustment that will assist you in violating some universal laws of physics. Without changing the actual length of the string (including the part from the nut to the tuner or decreasing the amount past the bridge) about all you can do is go to a lower tuning and learn how to transpose everything. Check out the 2nd question here and see how changing the length affects tension.

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