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Strange Frett Buzz

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Vorago, Sep 3, 2004.


  1. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    I need your help on this one. I have frett buzz on my A, E and low B, between the 10th and the 23th fret (quite a distance ;) ), I want to get rid of this, but I want to keep my action as low as possible (so if possible no saddle adjustment)...new strings aren't an option, since I am completely broke :meh: . Maybe a truss rod adjustement?
     
  2. Whafrodamus

    Whafrodamus

    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Tighten the neck.
     
  3. Jeffrey A-Bomb

    Jeffrey A-Bomb Drink Coffee & Destroy

    Oct 14, 2000
    Silver Spring, MD
    If it buzzes up on the first few frets, it usually means the truss rod needs loosening. Buzzing upper frets usually means the saddles are too low. So try raising the saddles slightly and then tighten the truss rod a tiny bit if possible.