#1
Hey guys, new to the forums here. Im having a little problem with my Epiphone Les Paul. I bought it about 3 months ago and been playing non stop. A couple weeks ago I brought it into a local music store to have thicker strings put on, and do what they call, "a fret special". I had 9's on there, now I have 10's. Now when I got it back, the damn strings buzz like crazy. I can see them buzzing on other frets. Not every string does it, but if I pluck them hard enough they will. Its mostly D thru high E that do the buzzing. Maybe Im just strumming them to hard? I dont know. It sound like complete crap though. I messed with the bridge height but it gets harder to play the higher the stings get. Ive brought it back once and they messed with it and it still made that buzzing. It seems like its worse since the humidity went up around here. Any ideas?
#2
just have it set up properly with the strings you're using now. simplest fix.

just have the bridge and action set up correctly and it'll be fine.
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#3
they scred the nut up and btw 10s are smaller than 9s the bigger the number the smaller what it is is the nut is cut to the same size as the strings 9 in your case and they sit in nice but when hey replaced the strings they used a smaller one so the string moves in the nut witch in turn makes the string buzz try putting 9s back on is that dosent work then its a russ rod or fret issue is thats the case then pm me and i can halp wih that
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they scred the nut up and btw 10s are smaller than 9s the bigger the number the smaller what it is is the nut is cut to the same size as the strings 9 in your case and they sit in nice but when hey replaced the strings they used a smaller one so the string moves in the nut witch in turn makes the string buzz try putting 9s back on is that dosent work then its a russ rod or fret issue is thats the case then pm me and i can halp wih that


wtf?

10s are smaller than 9s? review your measurements dude. 0.010 inches/0.25mm is bigger than 0.009 inches/0.23 mm.

TS, it's a truss rod problem. there's not enuf relief on the treble side. if it buzzes on open strings, it's a nut problem. if only on the first few frets, truss rod problem. if it buzzes on frets higher than the 12th, it's action problem. is it clear now?
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#5
fret the low E first fret, at the same time,
fret the low E last fret

with both places held, look at the middle frets 7-9th

if the string lays on the fretwire there, then you need more neck bend.

check and repost.

usually when going to a heavier string (like the 10s) the neck should have bowed more anyway, but there's no telling what type of adjustments the tech did with the string change.
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#6
^ absolutely.

and what ever you do, don't take it back to that tech, find another one.
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