Warped or in need of setup?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by nunk6, Aug 30, 2000.

  1. nunk6


    Jul 29, 2000
    i've got an older epiphone and the A string is dead except when played open or above 12th fret;

    E buzzes; and the D plays except dead on 5th 7th frets; G is fine except for 5th and 7th buzzing

    warped neck or messed up action neck adjustment?
  2. GK Growl

    GK Growl

    Dec 31, 2011
    I've never heard of a string that is dead in portions like this. I would start with a fresh set of what you like.
  3. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    There are way too many parameters here. Your setup is all over the place.
    Give it a cleaning, a full setup with fresh strings and see how it goes from there.
    The symptoms you decribe may mean a lack of neck curvature but really it is hard to say.
  4. JustForSport


    Nov 17, 2011
    Maybe it's fixed (or not) by now?
    -15 year old question...
    lancimouspitt likes this.
  5. rufus.K


    Oct 18, 2015
    He ended up putting a tort guard on it and everything was cool