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Stagehand
07-25-2014, 09:22 AM
I was getting an intermittent buzz when fingerpicking. Most of the time it was on an open string.:confused:
A good example is Dmin (2210). I would get a buzz when I picked the open A.
The uke has a good setup so the problem had to be me.
At first I thought that it was my index finger brushing the A string, while fretting the E string, wrong answer.
It drove me nuts for a while...
Come to find out the buzz was coming from the G string. My middle finger wasn't fretting the G string 2nd fret (A) fully. The sympathetic vibration from the open A was causing vibration on the poorly fretted A on the 4th string.
This has only happened on my tenor with fairly high tension strings.
Just something to watch out for.

DownUpDave
07-25-2014, 09:42 AM
If I didn't have any "Dumb Guy Moments" I might not have any moments at all.

mr79
07-25-2014, 09:49 AM
If I didn't have any "Dumb Guy Moments" I might not have any moments at all.

That one wins :D

UncleMoon
07-25-2014, 10:31 AM
That one wins :D

I agree - almost t-shirt or tattoo material.

Ukejenny
07-25-2014, 02:01 PM
Cool. Those can be great moments of epiphany!