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Schecter troubles distortion

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by bassgal, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. bassgal


    Jan 15, 2005
    Hi all,
    I have a new Schecter C-4. I have had it about 6 months. For the last few weeks. I have been getting this "buzzing/distortion" sound on the E string A and G notes. It sounds exaclty like a battery going dead when I fret only those notes. The notes distort when being played, then all of a sudden the distortion quits and the note rings clean.

    It is not like fret buzz. I have changed the battery twice. They both tested good. I looked in the wiring cavity and gave the wires a little wiggle while the note was distorting. Nothing changed.

    I have also turned both pickup volumes while the note is distorting also no change other thanto shut the sound off. What I mean is no scratchhiness.

    I have played it in two differnt amps and it does it in both amps.
    Iput on a new set of Elixers to see if it was the string

    It is intermittent. It just seems to happen randomly. Although it seems to happen more often after I have been playing for awhile.

    The other day it started happening a lot. So I changed the battery. And it quit (battery tested fully charged). I have played for maybe 2 hours total on the current battery and it is doing it again today during practice.

    Thanks for ay ideas or avice

  2. bassgal


    Jan 15, 2005
    Bump...Does anyone have any ideas on this?

    It is still doing it.


  3. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    I don't have a productive answer, but I think you should post this over in the pickups and electronics forum and see what some of those regulars have to say...I bet someone will be able to track this one down.