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Bass is farting out need some help

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by jacksonguy95, Jul 4, 2012.


  1. jacksonguy95

    jacksonguy95

    Dec 9, 2009
    Hey guys

    Today i plug in my bass and start warming up for about a half hour as usual, and then out of no where it starts slightly distorting and poof it farts out, i can hear i little thumping from the strings then nothing, i switch between my active pickups to passive doesent work so i unplugged it and tried it again, worked for about two minutes did the same thing, tried different chords still does it, i plug in my other bass to see if its my amp (hopeing it is because my amps a pile of sh*t anyways) doesent fart out or anything.

    anybody have any idea on what it could be?

    a simple problem with the jack perhaps?

    i need some advice because my dads not around to help with this crap anymore and im hopeless with this stuff.
     
  2. scbwdt

    scbwdt

    Jan 13, 2011
    I think your bass is running out of battery. Put a new battery and i think it will fix your problem :D
     
  3. jacksonguy95

    jacksonguy95

    Dec 9, 2009
    lol i didnt even think of that ill try that right now
     
  4. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 11, 2008
    the Cali Intergalctic Mind Space
    Song Surgeon slow downer software- full 4 hour demo
    I suggest it's time for you to read through/study all of TB's FAQ's and stickies! :eek:

    Lots of great info there to help solve future problems.

    PS. Sorry to hear about your dad. :atoz:
     
  5. jacksonguy95

    jacksonguy95

    Dec 9, 2009
    yeah the battery solved the issue, cant believe i didnt think of that before. at least my baby is all right :)
     

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