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After receiving over the years, and especially in recent months, many requests from fellow bassists, on how I adjust my basses, how I perform the various setups, how I assemble them, and much more, I decided to create this guide (complete with video attachments), in which I will show everything I know about all the elements and all the parts that make up our instrument!

Topics:

Anatomy of the bass guitar

The body (woods, cut, etc.)

Pickups 

Potentiometers 

Capacitors 

The bridge 

Neck and fingerboard 

The radius 

The truss rod 

The tuners

 

Setup

Disassembling the strings 

Fingerboard cleaning

Cleaning the bridge and tuners

Cleaning electrical parts

Changing strings

Truss rod adjustment 

Action adjustment

Neck wedging 

Bass tuning 

Pickups height adjustment 

Shielding

How to create an electrical circuit from scratch