#1
hey guys, i have an ibanez RGT42DX and the action is 2mm on the Low E, and about 1.75mm on the High E, which is somewhat high. I would really like to lower it, but it wont lower without buzzing. to check the truss rod i pressed the 1st and 12th fret and checked it at the 6th fret, there was a slight gap, which i hear is perfect. Anyone else know why i cant get it lower without it buzzing?
#2
Question is. Does it buzz through the pickups into the amp. My blueshawk buzzes a bit but it doesnt translate through the pickups. You really dont need that low of action its not going to help you that much in the longrun.
#3
if the buzz IS thru the amp, then you might have a high fret.


depends on the string(s) and fret(s) that are buzzing.
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#4
2mm is average. its hard to do it yourself. take it to a professional and get the frets leveled, crowned, and polished. i think that's all you got left.
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#5
mm? as in, millimeters?? thats not high, if that is truly what u mean. now, if u mean Centimeters, then u have a problem
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if the buzz IS thru the amp, then you might have a high fret.


depends on the string(s) and fret(s) that are buzzing.


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Have you checked to see if you get fret buzz on every fret or is it just on specific frets (and strings) that you get it?
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#7
Don't lower it then.
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