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Old 12-03-2012, 08:54 PM   #1
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buzz

Can anyone tell me what can cause fret buzzing and what I can do to stop it and prevent it?
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:18 PM   #2
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It can be a number of things:

neck is twisted
Truss rod is not set correctly
frets are un-level
1 or more frets have come unseated
action is too low


and these are just some of the more "popular" reasons.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:49 PM   #3
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Thanks,from what I can tell it isn't a problem with frets,I hope that all it needs is a little relief and wont need to see a tech...but its a Tele so do i have to unscrew the neck and continually put the strings back on just to see if it works or is there a way I can tell?

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:03 PM   #4
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Thanks,from what I can tell it isn't a problem with frets,I hope that all it needs is a little relief and wont need to see a tech...but its a Tele so do i have to unscrew the neck and continually put the strings back on just to see if it works or is there a way I can tell?

how can you tell?

Did you put a straight edge on the frets to see if any are high or low?

Just looking won't let you know.

easiest way on a Tele heal adjustment I have found is take the scratch plate off completely, that way you can leave the neck on and just loosen the strings so you can do the adjustments
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:17 PM   #5
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thanks,i noticed it only has a buzz when plugged in,i tried two different amps and they both buzz,i gotta get new cords but it still has a slight 1/2 a second buzz unplugged,not sure if the amplifyer is amplifying the buzz from the guitar or is causing the problem,i dont have a straight edge that i can check the frets with,ill try buying a cord first i guess
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