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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-18-2016, 11:50 AM Thread Starter
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RG2550Z buzzing issues

I have a 2012 RG2550Z and it had issue with buzzing on the low E string, the buzz would keep resonating. So i had a the frets levelled, and it is somewat better but didn't go away. The tech who did the work suspected that it was the pickups magnetic that was affecting the string so it would keep ringing and then buzzes on the next fret. To test this i took pickguard out comletely and put the string back, this solved the issue. I find this strange as i had an EMG het set installed, and have read that EMGs could be installed really close to strings without problems. Then i tought that maybe there is something wrong with EMGs and swapped the stock Dimarzio/IBZ pickups back, and the issue is still there even when i lower the pickups as low as they can go, basicly flush with the pickguard. Anyone have any ideas? I really don't understand what could cause this.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-23-2016, 11:18 AM
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Re: RG2550Z buzzing issues

Are you using Ernie Ball's Cobalt or M-Steel strings? They're much more magnetic than standard, and the only wound strings I've ever used that are so magnetic I get noticeable magnet pull on them.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-23-2016, 06:59 PM
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It could be the rod. The rod starts to resonate?!
Not sure about this.
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