#1
Just got this guitar today, it wasn't even setup. I had to re-string it with .12-60 gauge strings. I re-strung it and waited a couple hours. The neck is bowed back just a bit. Anyway the problem is the 6th, 5th, and 4th strings are buzzing when I fret anything towards the body of the guitar. I just finished adjusting the intonation to perfection, but it is still buzzing. Earlier it was buzzing really bad. I am looking for any possible solutions to fix this. Thanks.
#3
You're gonna have to tighten the truss rod. The guitar probably was set up for much thinner strings, and the strings are going too far of a distance to get to the frets with the way the neck is right now. So yeah, tighten the truss rod, and I'm confident you'll be good to go
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#4
Let the neck settle for a day. Then adjust it if is still bowed. You may have you repeat this a few times after making a big change in string gauge.
#5
Yah, I did make a huge change in string gauge. I am pretty sure it came with .10's or .9's and I put on 12-56. I even had to file down the saddles and the nut. I just gave the truss rod a slight turn to tighten it. I am going to let it sit for an hour or two. Or even all night, and see how it is tomorrow.
#6
Hi,

I do not get, how is possible, that with much BIGGER TENSION strings you get a back bowed neck and fret buzz until you downtune a lot from normal tuning? That is not logical, the neck should be bowed, because of a big tension of the strings. You should be probably able to have a bit lower action because of that high tension.

If you downtune, the truss rod setup should do the job. Relief should be about 0,1 - 0,3 mm between the 1st and cca. 17th fret. Let us know, what was the problem.
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