#1
So, I recently build a guitar for myself. The body's maple and cut like an ibanez jem. It has a mahogany neck, with a rosewood fretboard. It has a custom paint job: black and white kind of blended together in stripes. It's hard to describe.

As for hardware, that's still a work in progress. I was more then likely going to buy a black US Strat Trem off of Guitarfetish, and the cheapest black locking tuners. Add some fancy knobs, black pickguard screws/other small hardware, and I'd be done with it.

Only I'm having a small problem. When I plug my guitar in (I'm using pretty crappy hardware for now), my amp buzzes quiet a bit. It goes away when I hit a note or turn the tone off, but if I'm just standing there, there's alot of buzz. The pack of the pickguard is shielded, and it's 3 single coil pickups. I'm certain I wired it correct, so what could the problem be?

Sorry, no digital camera, so no pics. I'll try to get some later.
Guitars:
Epiphone Les Paul Special II [Heavily Modded]
Hand-Built Jem Copy
Rouge RA-100

Amps:
Crate VC-50
Epiphone Studio 10

Pedals:
DigiTech Bad Monkey
MXR 10 Band EQ
Boss Noise Suppressor
Electro-Harmonix Metal Muff w/ Top Boost
#2
Anyone?
Guitars:
Epiphone Les Paul Special II [Heavily Modded]
Hand-Built Jem Copy
Rouge RA-100

Amps:
Crate VC-50
Epiphone Studio 10

Pedals:
DigiTech Bad Monkey
MXR 10 Band EQ
Boss Noise Suppressor
Electro-Harmonix Metal Muff w/ Top Boost
#3
How's the ground connection? That sounds like it could be the issue.
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#4
Um it's just soldered to that strip in the back cavity. Should I tape over that or something?
Guitars:
Epiphone Les Paul Special II [Heavily Modded]
Hand-Built Jem Copy
Rouge RA-100

Amps:
Crate VC-50
Epiphone Studio 10

Pedals:
DigiTech Bad Monkey
MXR 10 Band EQ
Boss Noise Suppressor
Electro-Harmonix Metal Muff w/ Top Boost
#5
Does it change when you move? It really sounds like just good old 60Hz hum. If you are near anything with a transformer or under fluorscent lights that could be a source of it as well. I have a really bad problem with it in my house. I have to turn 90 degrees away from my computer if I play anything with a single coil in it.