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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Today, 11:34 AM Thread Starter
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RG652 Prestige Fret Buzz on E+A?!

i got a new Prestige 652 w/o Tremolo, a lefty Version.

The problem is, that from the beginning, it has a certain amount of fret buzz on the E+A strings,
even when played open (in that case i have to hit the string pretty hard).
The buzzing sets in when the string rings out (or reaches the climax of its movement) ,
its not an "attacky" buzz.

I recently changed the strings and the E got better somehow (just tolerable for me) ,
but the A is now very bad. Even when playing from the 12th fret downwards, the buzz is
there on the A.

The neck is pretty straight, not warped anyhow and the frets look (only for me) level and fine.
From what i read here and there, it could be the nut......arf....

I tried ajusting the bridge, no difference. Trussrod, no difference.

The action itself is pretty low, but not too low that it should cause that kind of buzz.

Umm, well. I can live with a little buzz here and there (and im mostly playing
heavily distorted so i dont care that much most of the time), but the buzz is
audible through the Amps. When i play clean, its totally audible and hard to
play so soft that its not disturbing.

Whan can a man do?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Today, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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Re: RG652 Prestige Fret Buzz on E+A?!

argh posted in the wrong subforum, sorry
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