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Fret Buzz

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by B0tt0m Feeder, Aug 16, 2003.

  1. B0tt0m Feeder

    B0tt0m Feeder

    Aug 2, 2003
    When I hit the 1st fret on any given string (especially the E) hard i get a horrid fret buzz, I know I can just turn up the volume and play softer but is there anything I can tweak to maybe fix it a little?
  2. Chris A

    Chris A Chemo sucks! In Memoriam

    Feb 25, 2000
    Manchester NH
    it's probably a truss rod thing. is it a new thing? could be the humidity, my basses are doing that right now, but at the 3rd and 4th frets.

    And we'll probably get more answers in the setup forum.......

    Chris A.:rolleyes: :bassist:
  3. B0tt0m Feeder

    B0tt0m Feeder

    Aug 2, 2003
    It's a new basss, and excuse my ignorance but what's a truss rod?

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