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Damn fretbuzz!

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Plucky, Jul 22, 2002.

  1. Plucky


    Jun 18, 2002
    im sure you know whats about. when i play the e string and sometimes the g theres a lotta fret buzz, im gettin tired of figuring out wht it can be and i heard something like "action" and i think its related to the bridge. basically, if i get up or move that "action", will i take it away?

    ps. my spellin is whack as hell so....
  2. If you ask this in Setup, you'd get more replies.
  3. If you raise the saddles (the part where the strings sit on) that should help, and then you'll have to set intonation, and if that doesnt work, do the intonation, and mess with the truss rod - i think u'd need to tighten it and give it more of a bow..
  4. The Lowest

    The Lowest

    May 17, 2002
    New Jersey
    Another not as likely possibilty - the strings you have are lighter than the strings that the nut slots were originally cut for. The strings are sitting too low in the nut. If you are buzzing when you play open strings - even with a very light touch - this is a possibility.
  5. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    off to setup...