Buzzing out on high "frets" on Kingston Fretless

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by blaquetung, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. blaquetung


    Feb 17, 2001
    Problem: The 20-22 "fret" area on my MTD Kingston Fretless 5 (24 frets) buzzes out on all strings. Any note played in that area just clicks, yet all notes are fine before and after that area.

    No excessive wear on fretboard.

    Used a ruler to test for flatness of board. No noticeable deviation from flatness.

    Tried raising strings at bridge, g string significantly, and problem persisted.

    Any suggestions?
  2. radi8


    Feb 10, 2004
    If ya haven't done it already....shoot and email to Michael Tobias.

    I have a kingston heir 4....I emailed him late lastyear for suggestions about other pickups.
    He got right back to me.
  3. Robman


    Mar 19, 2004
    Sherman, Texas
    Try tightening the truss rod. Remember 1/4 or less at a time.