Guitar Players Thread

Discussion in 'New Roundtable' started by Bengal B, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. shane0911

    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    Someone needs to find that thing
     
  2. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

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    I tried
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    It really was the best.
     
  4. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    My acoustic is a $100 el cheapo but it played allright for what it is. It still had the original strings that were a bit heavy and I never liked. Last week I put some Martin Silk and Steel M1400s on it and mostly it plays a lot easier except for one thing. Now the low E string has a very annoying fret buzz. The other strings sound great. How do I fix that?
     
  5. COramprat

    COramprat Simma Da Na

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    Did it buzz with the old strings?
     
  6. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    No
     
  7. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I think I see the problem. The string is a bit closer to the first fret marker or whatever you call those things than it is to the ones further up the neck. When I pluck it I can see that it will vibrate against that fret and possibly the second fret.
     
  8. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Turned out the old strings exerted more pull on the neck than rhe new strings. The old strings were keeping the neck straight and when I put the new ones on the neck bent back slightly due to less pressure. I was able to adjust the steel rod in the neck with an allen wrench and got rid of the buzz.
     
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