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Bass Guitar FAQ

Bass Strings

How often should I change my bass strings?

Can I save money by cleaning my strings? Yes!

What's the difference between roundwound, flatwound, short scale, long scale and different string gauges?

Practicing and Learning Bass

How much do I need to practice?

How long will it take me to learn to play bass?

Equipment Issues

Why does my bass battery keep going dead so fast?

Why do I get so much fret buzz?

Bass Technique

Should I play with my fingers or a pick?

Tuning

How do I tune my bass?