#1
Greetings!
I seem to have a problem with my low E string! Whenever I hit an open B or High E string, the low E starts ringing too, which is disturbing, to say the least. Could anyone tell me why this occurs, and how to fix it?
#3
Right, that's pretty logical . Though it still doesn't explain the ringing with a B.
#4
i think he means he doesn't strum those strings and still they ring. i know what you mean sometimes it occurs on my acoustic guitar aswell (it doesnt disturb me much though i think it sounds cool sometimes), i think it has something to do with frequency and resonance... maybe your bridge... not sure i might be talkin bull****.
anyways... i dont know how to fix it :\ hope i could help anyway
#5
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Right, that's pretty logical . Though it still doesn't explain the ringing with a B.

Because when you hit any string the guitar body vibrates, and that makes all the strings vibrate.
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#7
i remember reading that putting a rubberband over the nut of the strings or something will help stop it, but i doubt it

the more you play the more you will get into the habit of just muting other strings
#8
Well your action may be too low. Some people (like myself) like it that way as it's easier to play but it does make your low E ring when you play your B.
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#9
It's to do with the harmonics of the string, when you play a B, the seventh fret harmonic of the open E will ring. It happens alot more on an acoustic than electric.
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#10
Very infomative! Thanks, guys. I was curious because I didn't notice this with 10s, and now it's present with 9s, I guess because they vibrate more easily.