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Rattleing or Buzzing>?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Pauly321, Aug 12, 2005.


  1. Pauly321

    Pauly321

    Aug 12, 2005
    Hey I just got a bass and I am starting off, and ive been playing it for about 2 weeks fine. Today I tried to play it and when I really strum it makes a rattling or buzzing sound! I am new and have no idea what to do...If you can help I would appreciate it! :cool:
     
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Your bass is probably fine. All basses rattle when you strum really hard.
     
  3. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    San Antonio
    Unless the bass isn't set up properly or some of the frets aren't level.

    Can you describe the rattling or buzzing more specifically? Is it coming from the frets? If so, which one's?