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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-11-2009, 10:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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Unhappy note sounds :dead: Slight buzz only on the Low E string "C" note

I got a brand new 555 (The owner bought a Parker instead) It is 9 years old but was never played, Its great except for a "dead buzz type sound from the C note on the low E string ONLY!
Every other note plays great. Any Ideas? I paid $450 buck for it along with a custom Ibanez hardshell case, plus he takes payments! Thanks
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-12-2009, 12:10 AM
 
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Re: note sounds :dead: Slight buzz only on the Low E string "C" note

Could be a slightly high spot on a fret just up from the C note, maybe a fret dress/level would be worth doing?

It could also be that a fret isn't quite seated properly and might need to be pressed down in to the slot and glued in.
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