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Dead Note: Open A String

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Mason Nagy, Aug 5, 2016.


  1. Mason Nagy

    Mason Nagy

    Nov 20, 2015
    Salt Lake City
    Hey dudes,

    I have my Lakland DJ4 strung with some LaBella flats. I had a setup done on it a while back with the new strings and every time I play the open A string there is a rattle at the bridge and the note sounds kind of dead. None of the other strings are this way though. Also, all the rest of the notes on the A string are fine. I tried troubleshooting by unwinding the string seeing if it was twisted or whatever else. Still no results. Any advice would be helpful.

    Thanks in advance.

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    ***UPDATE***

    This has been fixed. There was some grime or some sort of buildup between the string and the saddle.
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2016
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