Need help, unwanted distortion

Discussion in 'Live Sound [BG]' started by Orange13, Feb 16, 2014.


  1. Orange13

    Orange13

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    Hello this is my first post I'm sorry if it's in the wrong forum. Live I play two different basses, an SG for our low tunings and a Fender VM Jaguar for standard tuning. The Jag causes the amp to distort on certain notes (ex f#) I tried lowering the bass volume, amp volume, even used the SG to play the same note and nothing. The SG has more "beef" then the Jag and never causes unwanted clipping. I have flatwounds on the Jag could that be an issue?
  2. Big_Daws

    Big_Daws

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    sounds like it could be a problem with your pickups maybe???
  3. Orange13

    Orange13

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    thats what I was thinking. I have a dimarzio pickup in there, im going to open it and check all my wires and adjust the pole pieces
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    How does it do on standard tunings?

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