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(@aircooled)
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Anymore I'm playing my Korean BC Rich more than my American Standard Strat (2008 model) simply because I'm struggling with this strat trying to get it to sound decent. I'm constantly adjusting the string height, changing new strings, having the truss rod adjusted, and I'm just having no luck for more than a few days at a time. Do these things just need constant adjustment or could I have a problem like a warped neck?


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(@blue-jay)
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Anymore I'm playing my Korean BC Rich more than my American Standard Strat (2008 model) simply because I'm struggling with this strat trying to get it to sound decent. I'm constantly adjusting the string height, changing new strings, having the truss rod adjusted, and I'm just having no luck for more than a few days at a time. Do these things just need constant adjustment or could I have a problem like a warped neck?

Hold your horses! It may not be that bad. Loosen the hex screw through the neck plate that adjusts neck pitch, MICRO TILT; it may be overtightened clockwise and a little high? 8)

http://www.fender.com/support/stratocaster.php

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(@roundi)
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I have been having buzzing issues with my Godin LG the last couple of weeks also. I am no tech but I was tinkering with the truss rod and bridge height for almost two weeks when I finially gave up and took it in for a set up. I don't have a micro tilt on my guitar but it sounds like a good feature.

Sorry I have no real advice but strangly the same problem at the same time. Fret buzzers likes company I guess. On a positive note since the tech I use is way backed up with work I took the opportunity to rent a guitar while mine is in the shop and now I discovered a great way to test drive guitars (it was only $30 to rent for a month).


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