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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-21-2004, 01:33 AM Thread Starter
 
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Newbie questions! (Jem related please help)

Hey all this will be my first post and have recently purchased a new sparkly blue jem
Now my main problem i seem to be having with my Jem is that my notes seem to warbling as if like when 2 notes played together were almost in tune but there definatly are not fretting out. It happens almost all over the fretboard even on open strings.... (iv'e found an old post in regard to this but i didn't seem to help me much). The weird thing is that if I palm mute the strings when i play a single note the note will stay solid. I have lowered the pickups and did the tissue paper on the trem springs thing and that eliminated the springs from vibrating on certian notes, but I just can't seem to figure out why it is still doing it and yes i have fresh strings on it too. I'm not a tech so i dont my neck relief or how high my action is in mm.
My next question is that do i have to take my trem off or loosen all my strings to raise my action as it is a little low for me, also will it require me to intonate the guitar again after i adjust my action?

thankz alot for your guys's time,
the new guy in town

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-06-2004, 02:50 PM
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I would take it to a legit luthier for a once-over. Sounds like the pickups are too hot somehow. Could be a combination of string height and pickup height. Not the norm for a Jem...unless the pickups have been changed out.....
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