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Posted by Brak on February 20, 2001 at 00:27:39:
In Reply to: My Growler's got a buzz (ha !!) posted by JBUGG on February 16, 2001 at 17:29:53:
Well, if it is the pickups that is your problem, you can change them. Active pickups is humless (hehe) even if your ground is bad.
Allso, if this is a problem you get at home or some other non-professional place, it might be that your outlet in the wall isn't grounded properly.
I used to get the same problem with a bass I used a few years ago, but it only occurded when I was playing in my apartment... Turned out the outlet wasn't grounded properly.
And it might be your inputjack that's worn out. But then you usually hear some really bad cutouts and crackles when you move.
And lastly, it might be your potentiometers (volume and so on knobs) that are worn out. You can ususally notice if this is the case by turning the knobs up and down. It the hum changes or crackle you might have to just change the knobs. (I mean the electronic part, not just the metal/plastic twist part hehe)
Ok, that's all I can think of.
Hope any of these aid your problem.
: Ok, its not all that funny because my shug is makin noise! This guitar for which I dearly love has what sounds like a ground hum. (hummmm)
: I've Looked at it, Ive had friends that know electronics check it out, Ive even had a buddy talk to talented Mr. Tobias himself !!! STILL , a buzz ...
: Micheal seems to think that the guys at gibson drilled holes that touch the wiring at the pickup...
: we've also noticed that the ground under the bridge digs its self in after time...
: its just a real nasty ground problem that we just cant seem to fix..
: I'll be tracking in a month, so If you guys have any suggestions please let me know ( short of wearing a static braclet)
: thanks to all of ya ...
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