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post Jul 26 2013, 08:03 PM
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Changed the strings on my Jackson and when I hit the high E string it buzzes and sounds like a sitar! Cant figure out where its coming into contact with something?? Any suggestions?
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Darius Wave
post Jul 26 2013, 08:30 PM
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There are a few options

1. Guitar will go back to "no buzz" after it "wears" a bit with new strings
2. Nut slot is to deep...time to change the nut
3. Sometimes the bridge saddles, springs or the screws make that sound. Loosen the string. Pull the saddle towards the neck or just push with the screwdriver (push the measure adjustment screw). Make very tiny saddle height adjustment crew rotation down to make shure both srews sit well on the bridge plate. Then re-tension te string

4. Loosen the truss rod a bit (probably not more than 1/8 to 1/4 of full rotation


5. THE WORST - 1st fret is coming out of the fretboard because of a high humidity value....then You need a luthier...

6. You changed the strings gauge to a lighter - once again loosen the truss rod


I bet on the bridge or on the natural "coming back" If You DIDN'T change strings one by one.

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post Jul 26 2013, 08:33 PM
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+1 to what Darius said, I also think its the guitar neck getting used to the strings if you didn't change one by one.

I even get that "wearing" buzz a little when I change my strings one by one, it goes away in two to four days.

Also, if it doesn't go through the amp, you don't have to worry about it.


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post Jul 26 2013, 10:06 PM
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Darius is right about the possible issues. It must be that the string is touching once of the nut slots. I would give it to a professional to check what's the issue to solve it. However I know that there are many guys here that like doing this things by themselves.


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post Jul 26 2013, 10:27 PM
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I changed all the strings, then the High E string broke and changed the one E string. Rest of the strings are fine I think it has something to do with the saddle. Thank you for the advice smile.gif


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post Jul 26 2013, 11:45 PM
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If You took off all the strings at the same time and then put all new...You should wait a few days. Neck will probably go back to it's previous shape and the problem will be gone. Keep a little patience smile.gif If the problem stays...then we'll search what to fix wink.gif


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post Jul 28 2013, 07:08 AM
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QUOTE (Darius Wave @ Jul 26 2013, 10:45 PM) *
If You took off all the strings at the same time and then put all new...You should wait a few days. Neck will probably go back to it's previous shape and the problem will be gone. Keep a little patience smile.gif If the problem stays...then we'll search what to fix wink.gif
Thank you Darius smile.gif


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smile.gif How the problem will go away smile.gif


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post Jul 28 2013, 03:43 PM
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Keep us updated Tom - anyway, if the problem persists, I would also advise seeing a luthier, as it can be a sureshot.


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post Jul 30 2013, 07:30 AM
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QUOTE (Cosmin Lupu @ Jul 28 2013, 02:43 PM) *
Keep us updated Tom - anyway, if the problem persists, I would also advise seeing a luthier, as it can be a sureshot.

Took Darius' advice it was the spring in the bridge, loosened string and fixed the screw and now there is no problem.


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post Jul 30 2013, 08:26 AM
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QUOTE (Hajduk @ Jul 30 2013, 06:30 AM) *
Took Darius' advice it was the spring in the bridge, loosened string and fixed the screw and now there is no problem.


Great news man! smile.gif


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post Jul 30 2013, 08:29 AM
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QUOTE (Cosmin Lupu @ Jul 30 2013, 07:26 AM) *
Great news man! smile.gif

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post Jul 30 2013, 08:34 AM
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Glad I could help smile.gif


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