No sustain...

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by Rabb, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. Rabb


    Mar 2, 2005
    SF Bay Area
    I've been noticing a dull sound coming from G and D strings recently. It sounds normal when I first play it, but after about a set it loses it sustain and starts to sound like a thump. Open strings are fine. I changed to a new set of strings, but it still has the same symptoms. It seems to be related to the change in weather, because in the summer it didn't have this problem.

    Has anyone ever experience this before and know what might be causing this?
  2. Charles Shores

    Charles Shores Commercial User

    Jul 26, 2005
    Charlotte, NC
    Owner: Guitar Barre
    Try wiping the strings down after you play a few tunes. You might be sweating all over em.