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    Default a string rattle buzz

    I seem to have this on all my strats and teles even my 339 ,is it just due to oscilation

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    Listen closely. Is it a fret buzz (string vibrating against a fret), or a hardware rattle (like a loose bushing in a tuner hole)?

    Do you set up your guitars with insanely low action? (i.e., lower than a 16th of an inch?)
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    yes its a very low action but only get the buzz on the A string I just wondered why that is

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    You probably just have a high fret. Virtually every factory-made guitar can benefit from a solid professional fret leveling.

    Maybe it's the way you play, too. You might just hit that A string harder than others.

    But I'd definitely have a luthier take a look and find the high spot... if there is one, which I would bet a dollar that there is.
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    Yup. Practically every guitar out there can be made to play just a little bit better! At least that's the way it has been with all my guitars all these years. And then every time I get one to where I think it's the best it can be, the weather changes and here we go again!
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    iv learnt a lesson that is never buy cheap strings, changed all strings on my guitars with ernie balls and no buzz,so cheap strings are just false economy , thanks though for input though

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    lol very true soon as central heating goes on in autumn get the cruz tools out

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4thwisemonkey View Post
    iv learnt a lesson that is never buy cheap strings, changed all strings on my guitars with ernie balls and no buzz,so cheap strings are just false economy , thanks though for input though


    There are cheaper strings than EB's??? That's my brand. Fortunately, they are cheap as well as what I like. How often does that happen?
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    no the old strings were cheap astons ,i consider ernie balls as top quality lol there a treat ,i usually use roberts strings

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    Sometimes it's from the tremolo springs. Try placing a thin piece of foam between the cover and the springs to see if that helps

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