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Old August 21st, 2008, 02:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how to fix fret buzz?

Howdy, i just installed one of the sold separately rondo necks on a rondo strat and after all the intial set up (nut, new strings, intonation, neck relief) i still have fret buzz. Im one hundred percent positive its a couple high frets. Ive taken a guitar to a local luthier before for just a quick setup and he said he hammedered the high frets down. I plan on doing this with some wood and hammer. will this damage the frets and will it work?

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It prolly needs a level and crown.
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that would probably be best but im trying to go for low cost and the neck was only 20 plus im broke (damn college). so ya i think ill just try it.
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Unless the frets are unseated it's no use, buy dan erlewines repair handbook, get a very level 15-25cm wood block, masking tape and 300-800 grit water paper + fine steel wool and do a level and crown yourself. For now you can round the ends with your fingers until you can afford a fret rounding file.
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