#1
What is the problem when i plug in my fender pawn shop mustang and it has a lot of feedback, when i put my hand on the bridge or touch the strings and even the humbuckers the feedback goes away? I plug in my usa strat and it doesn't have that problem. I just had the mustang set up and informed them about the feedback, they didn't have the feedback problem, also they checked for bad grounding etc. My amp is about 3 months old, fender mustang 3.

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Scott
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#3
the strat has emg pickups. it only happens when i kick on a distortion or fuzz on. I forgot to mention that, sorry.
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#5
volume at 5, gain at 4 and distortion tweaked at different levels and still have the feedback.
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#6
One of the great things about EMG's is low microphonics. I find the same thing myself, though I do run a much larger rig than you. When I'm working feedback on my Yamaha SG (Gibson LP custom pickups) I have to be really careful whereas my custom guitar with EMG's is never an issue.
However, I do think that you may have a grounding issue with your guitar. Check that the earth strap to the bridge is sound.
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#7
Quote by Cathbard

However, I do think that you may have a grounding issue with your guitar. Check that the earth strap to the bridge is sound.


It is definitely a grounding issue. The noise going away when you touch metal parts of the guitar is a huge red flag for grounding.

Look inside the control cavity and look for a wire that has come disconnected.
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