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Fret buzz is annoying me

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by HalfPlayer, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. HalfPlayer


    Jun 9, 2013
    I have a bunch of fret buzz on about 60% of the frets and i was wondering how to get rid of it and if its with the truss rod how long does it take for a truss rod adjustment to take effect, is it immediate or does it take a while
  2. Exploiter8

    Exploiter8 And Now for Something Completely Different Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2010
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    I have fret buzz that's noticeable unplugged but not at all plugged in. I set it up myself and am quite happy.

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  4. truecanadian04


    May 4, 2011
    Take it in to a shop. Let someone with the right tools and know how to fix it.
  5. bass4worship

    bass4worship Stackthem Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Sebring, Florida
    Truss rod and strings height must be setup correct, so let someone with that skill do it.
  6. Spend some $ on a tool kit for your bass. Allen wrenches (metric and standard. Be prepared!), a feeler-gauge (auto parts store), and a small assortment of screwdrivers. This will cost you less than half of what you would spend on a setup. Then learn to do your own setups. The "setups" sticky in this forum will help you a lot.

    Acquire the right tools, and gain the proper knowledge. Its not hard.

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