#1
Hey everyone. Im having a problem with my Epiphone Elitist Les Paul. Whenever I pick my 5th(A) string hard, it makes this loud buzzing sound like its vibrating against something. I can tell it isn't vibrating against any frets, so I think it may be a problem in the bridge. I only hear it when I play open or on the first and second frets. On the higher frets it sounds fine.

What could be causing this problem and how can i fix it?

I have not adjusted anything recently; it was just random. I know its not my amp, its a problem with my guitar, because I hear it unplugged as well. Thanks for any help.
#2
Yep, it's vibrating against another fret.
Raise the action SLIGHTLY on the fifth string at the bridge.
(You want to raise it enough to stop the buzz, but obviously
if it's raised to high, it'll impede your playing)

What kind of bridge do you have?
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#3
Quote by Faux~Affliction
Yep, it's vibrating against another fret.
Raise the action SLIGHTLY on the fifth string at the bridge.
(You want to raise it enough to stop the buzz, but obviously
if it's raised to high, it'll impede your playing)

What kind of bridge do you have?


I agree, raise the action a little and see what happens. And he said he has a Les Paul, so I would assume it's a Tune-O-Matic bridge.
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