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the swank one
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« on: November 21, 2010, 02:02:26 AM »

on my metro will lee i seem to have buzzing on the E & A strings only. it seems to be mostly when they're played open. is it something i'm doing or is it the bass? i've only had it for a few months so the strings and setup is the way it shipped from sadowsky nyc Huh
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Gerard Burick
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« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2010, 02:39:28 AM »

Perhaps your neck is adjusting to the weather changes with Winter coming. 

If you're inexperienced with adjusting things, I'd contact Sadowsky guitars or find a reputable local professional to do a setup for you.

I do all my own.

I'm also venturing to guess you're just needing a slight truss rod tweak.
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2010, 10:06:14 AM »

If you get buzz on open strings and on the first few frets you should probably loosen the truss rod a bit to make the neck straight.
If it is straight and you only get buzz on open strings but NOT on the first & second frets the nut might be cut too low, which is highly unlikely.
A phone call to the shop is the best thing you can do, IMO.
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