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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-11-2007, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
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Strange Buzz

Right electronics wizards, major help needed!

My HM strat is buzzing horribly - I only have a bridge breed in it, but i get a nice, REALLY loud constant buzz. I have no idea what is causing it - but it stops when I touch the metal housing of my cable or the metal shaft of one of the pots - but not the bridge. Grounding issue? It doesn't happen on my RG, and I'm using the same cable.

Any help appreciated!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-11-2007, 04:56 PM
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Re: Strange Buzz

grounding or shielding. make sure the ground conductor from the string claw to the volume pot is soldered. next, make sure the cavity cover is shielded with foil tape.

does it buzz in all switch positions?

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-11-2007, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Strange Buzz

I only have 1 h/bucker in it, but it buzzes in both positions that use it.

I'll check the grounding from claw to vol pot, but the cavity is shielded.
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Re: Strange Buzz

My guess is improper shielding.
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