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Hummmm IN MY BASS: Question

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Big Ce, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. Playas,

    I've got a question, I have a MM Fender Jazz Bass. Lately I've noticed a hummm and a very slight poping as if it were caused by static electricity. Thats mainly what it seems like my pickups or even my knobs...it just depends how I turn my knobs. :confused:

    I wanted to know if there is a simply remedy to address, and if it is how do I correct this problem. I know that it is the bass because my other basses are fine they are as quiet as that fart I just let go... :D

    Any help would be great! Thanks in advance!!!

    Big Ce :bassist:
    MM Fender Jazz
    TUNEBass TWB53 5 String
    Yamaha TRB 1006 6er

    Roland Cube 100
  2. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    Try changing the battery?
  3. Try twisting the knobs back and forth fast, but don't break anything...that helps sometimes.
  4. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics
    Sounds like you should try star grounding. Check out the sticky in the pickups forum. It did wonders for my MIM jazz.
  5. Thanks Beav!!! I will give that a shot.

    Big Ce :bassist:

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