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Old 01-20-2013, 02:53 PM   #1
Fouks
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String height

So my strings were set quite low and i tried to fix it myself. It made difference, the strings got higher and some buzzing disappeared.

The problem is that when raise the strings they move more around the 12-24 fret than 1-12 fret. The buzzing is around frets 3-5 E and A strings.

If i would raise them to completely stop the buzz, the strings will be to high around the 12 fret, which makes it harder to play.

How can i fix this?
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
rockstar256
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Adjust truss rod and bridge height.
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:13 PM   #3
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Adjust your truss rod so that the neck is completely flat (use a straight edge and be careful not to strip the truss rod nut), then add a little bit of a curve to the neck to give the strings room to vibrate - it should be very subtle. A well-made guitar with properly level frets should be able to get pretty low action with no problems after that.
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:19 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Fouks
The buzzing is around frets 3-5 E and A strings.


You have some high frets up near the nut and need to get your frets leveled. A truss rod adjustment isnít going to do anything for buzzing that far from the middle of the neck.
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