oh so happy

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by lesfleanut, Nov 5, 2001.

  1. lesfleanut

    lesfleanut Guest

    Sep 25, 2001
    Syracuse N.Y.
    man i am one happy camper. ok lately iv been hearing this electrical buzz coming from my amp. i was scared the i was going to have to get a new one.it was getting so bad that i couldnt even hear my self play anymore:eek: then today i screwed the pickups in tighter(they were realy loose) and put a brand new battery. now it sounds like a million bucks. today is the happiest day of my life.:D :D :D :D :D :D :D

    p.s. anyone else got any simalar stories to share
  2. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    My active electronics gave away one day, so I started on passive. Replaced the battery, and behold!!! The electronics still don't work. It's not really the same type of story, but it is one.
  3. merlin

    merlin Guest

    They still don't work?? Have u tried another active bass in your amp and spotted the differences?

    Try a brand new battery? Check the connections from the battery to circuit board?

  4. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    I changed to a new battery, looked at the connections, nothing visually wrong. Anyway, this thread isn't about my problems.
  5. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    One time at a gig, i was wondering why i was getting no sound out of my amp. after looking at my plugs, speaker cords, and eq and volume, i looked down to see, a guitar cord lying on the ground....
  6. lesfleanut

    lesfleanut Guest

    Sep 25, 2001
    Syracuse N.Y.
    that sounds like sombody was smokin i little to much reefer that day:D
  7. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    I wouldnt doubt it, that day is still fuzzy.
  8. Robert B

    Robert B Somewhere under the rainbow Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2000
    Rittman, OH, USA
    Hey, don't feel bad. The other day I was walking around the house looking for my glasses and realized I was holding them in my left hand. :p
  9. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Good thing to know im not the only absent minded bassist!;)
  10. merlin

    merlin Guest

    Gee don't make it sound like a support group or nothing cornelius. lol


  11. the classic one

    why am I not getting any sound???!!



    nevermind I am not plugged in
  12. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    I've looked for my glasses a couple of times when I was wearing them!
  13. Oysterman

    Oysterman Guest

    Mar 30, 2000
    One of the guitarists in my former band did that classic twice in a row:

    "***? No sound?"
    "Maybe you should try plugging in?"
    "Ah, OK... ... ... ***?"
    "Maybe you should try turning on your amp?"
    "Ah, OK."

    Gotta love guitarists. :D
  14. Viper

    Viper Guest

    Jun 2, 2004
    Williamsport PA0
    once i bought a cheap set of rotosounds and everytime I played the A string it made a weird buzz sound. I was gettin really upset cause I thought somethin was wrong with my bass so I just flopped on an old set just to see if it was the strings, lo and behold no more buzzyness
  15. bassman314

    bassman314 I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process...

    Mar 13, 2005
    Bay Area, CA
    *L* done that!!

    Then there was the time I had my bass going to the first effect in my loop, the last effect to the send, and then the return to the input on the amp *L* stood there for 20 minutes scratching my head...

    Then there was the time I forgot to plug in my Reverb to AC power... it's a vintage Fender, so no 9 volt back-up...