buzzing sound

Discussion in 'Guitar Gear Talk Forum' started by .:SpY_GaMe:., Apr 7, 2007.

  1. .:SpY_GaMe:.

    .:SpY_GaMe:. New Member

    i've got two queries

    1.the D string on my acoustic has a buzzing sound when played open!!

    any suggestion how to get it back to the normal open D sound??

    i've tried loosening the string n tuned that back but the buzzing sound is still there....

    2. i want to get a pick up for my acoustic so that i can connect that to an ampli(or a hi fi system?)
    sth like
    or like

    how much will that cost? ie i want an average quality one ... any suggestions?
  2. sukrut

    sukrut God Guitarist

    u need to heighten your bridge.... the way u do that is....
    1. the screws which u see near ur bridge??
    2. well tighten them..
    3. be careful not to over do it....
  3. sukrut

    sukrut God Guitarist

    the pickups which u want might be a little expensive... but u get a average on at 350 to 400 bucks....
  4. i'm_not_neo

    i'm_not_neo el valor máximo absoluto

    Did the buzzing occur after you completely loosened the string and then re-tuned it?
    If yes,then tighten the string to any realtive tuning and then after say every 15 mins. try to bring it closer to the std. tuning.If the buzzing exists try tuning it a bit higher than the std. tuning and then bring it

    However,if the buzzing occured before completely loosening the string,you'll have to increase the height of the bridge..
  5. .:SpY_GaMe:.

    .:SpY_GaMe:. New Member

    thnx will try to fix that with what u two said first am off to have lunch(late lunch)
  6. bjr

    bjr Lady of the Evening

    I think the bridge raising should do it.
  7. .:SpY_GaMe:.

    .:SpY_GaMe:. New Member

    @ bjr how do i increase the height of the bridge?
  8. thehundredthone

    thehundredthone New Member

    On an acoustic? Good luck.

    Change your string gauge.
  9. .:SpY_GaMe:.

    .:SpY_GaMe:. New Member

    i loosened the string for like 30 mins and then tried to tuned it

    the buzzing is no more ...well i hope so...
  10. bjr

    bjr Lady of the Evening

    My bad, I was talking about raising the action. Just get a screwdrive and loosen those screws.

    In my defense, I wasn't wrong though.

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