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I cannot seem to get the action on my guitar perfect. I have tweaked it to death and it just will not work! It plays fine, but above the 14th on the E + B strings there is just enough buzz for it to come through the amp. It's driving me crazy! Can anyone help?

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Joe
 

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Ok, I raised the bridge saddles a bit but then the action was really high so I turned the truss rod back a bit. This caused even more buzzing than was originally there so I tried to turn it forward again. Now it just buzzes all over the place.

Can anyone help?

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I now have two RGs and after having the owner of my local guitar shop take 3 minutes to adjust them, they play perfectly. With my RG370DX, he straightened the neck and then lowered the bridge (as well as the pickups) and it plays 10 times better than it did before. With my new RG7321, he also straightened the neck and then he actually raised the bridge saddles because I had adjusted them lower to try and lower the action but the neck wasn't straight. What I've learned from this is that to get GOOD action the neck is the first thing that you must address. If you get the neck good and straight then you can successfully adjust the bridge saddles (or the whole bridge with a floating trem) to the point where the action is how you like it. The only reason why you shouldn't be able to get good action is if something is wrong with the neck.
 

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Really high, maybe around about 4mm? What I meant was really high compared to what I was used to.

How can you tell when the neck is straight? (I have a feeling this is a really stupid question).

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