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Brass nut adjustment

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by tele27, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. tele27


    Feb 21, 2013
    I have a 4 string Rbass J style with a brass nut and I have a buzz when I play the open D string. I know for sure it is not hitting the first fret.
    Is that an indication that the nut slot for that string is too small or too large? The string set is 105's round wounds. Anyone have a suggestion?

  2. Sounds like buzz that most fenders get on the A string. Put pressure on the string behind the nut, between nut and tuner. Play open D string and see if the buzz is still there. If it is gone, may be that the break angle on that string needs to be adjusted. Try getting the string to go down on the tuning peg as low as possible. If there is a string tree, it may need to be lower if it is possible.
  3. tele27


    Feb 21, 2013
    Thanks will give that a shot.

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