Strange problem with buzzing? Single coil?
after the new pups installing, I feel I have a problem with buzzing of the guitar.
It is mostly noticable 5+ frets, so the idea is to bridge, but if I remember correctly, I had it lower, so the baseplate was under visible area and action could be 1,5-2.0 mm max at 24 fret. After the bringing guitar home with pups, I noticed the buzz on low E and partially on A (which was not present before). Now I tried to have about 2.5-3 mm on 24th fret.
I raised the bridge and truss rod a bit (TR was needed for little buzz on the first frets) and the strings were buzzing on lower frets. I had an idea, it could be made by ceramic strong single coil magnet, because hole was not deep enough and pup was close to the strings. about 2mm I would say. So I dremmeled it a bit and the distance could be about 5 mm. Is this enough for single coil pup? I have read they are stronger somehow.
Another idea was to play with TR again and raise it little bit, but I thing it will not bring any benefits, only imperfect action in lower frets.
Other idea was to make neck more straight and raise the bridge even more.
Last two ideas were to change from 8s to 9s and dremmel hole for single coil more.
I am sad, because before the guitar went out for pup installation, it played perfectly, you would say the treble strings sit on the first fret, but they did not , and no buzz.
What do you think? Where is possible the problem?
Last edited by Wakizashis; 01-22-2012 at 08:47 AM.