ibanez- dead stot found!??????

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by only4him012, Nov 21, 2002.

  1. only4him012


    Nov 11, 2002
    I am playing Ibanez EDA-900 and some how if i play some notes around on 10th fret with A- string, the sound fades so quickly and sounds not...so good. is this called a dead spot? or it's natural.....why is this happenning~~~!!!!!
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Is it more like a buzz?
    Sounds more like a high fret.
    Get a service tech to level the frets.
  3. only4him012


    Nov 11, 2002
    i really don't know what's happening but it doesn't seems to be a buzz because isn't buzzing means the string hits the frets and make unwanted noise? my problem is the sound of string doesn't sound clear, fades away really quick...like 8sec.
    does this help? and thank you JMX for your help.
  4. sounds like a dead spot to me, i had a few on my Ibanez BTB along with some hot spots as well. According to most its a natural thing that happens purely because of the nature/construction of the instrument.
  5. BoogieNight


    Jun 15, 2001
    I guess it's a dead spot. I had a Soundgear Ibanez (SR-1200) that was a dead spot monster!!! (but it was on the 5th fret of the G string)