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Rattling underwood pickup...

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by aaguudis, Oct 18, 2004.


  1. aaguudis

    aaguudis

    Apr 3, 2001
    Portland
    I have an underwood on my old kay. the pickups fit fine in the bridge but the input jack makes a wretched rattling noise. its irritating when playing unamplified but totally unacceptable when playing amped because it gets picked up. if i pull the cable tight (and thus the pickup) it goes away. any suggestions?

    thanks
     
  2. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    Pull the tubing off and tighten the metal jack housing.
     
  3. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Endorsing Artist: Black Diamond & SuperSensitive strings
    It's not the wire touching something, is it?

    I put a loop in my wire to keep it suspended and away from everything. A little rubber band can be used, too, like with the Realist.

    Dan