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Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by dvari1, Jul 10, 2020.

  1. dvari1

    dvari1 TDPRI Member

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    folks, I got my first telecaster a few years ago now and I have to say it has been a source of great frustration. I get incessant feedback on the E and B (skinny) strings.

    I've read dozens of articles telling me how I need to do this and change that but nothing helps. I can't believe a product like this comes brand new but needing work in order to get it to simply play right.

    I'm am playing through a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III. Even at lower volumes this thing just runs away with feedback.

    suggestions?
     
  2. fender4life

    fender4life Friend of Leo's

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    If u r talking about the string feeding back this may not help but it;s worth a try. Put a piece of foam under the strings at the headstock to keep the strings from the nut to the tuner from vibrating. Thats fixed a lot of similar issue for me. If it works find the string thats offending and fold a tiny piece of scotch take over it to deaden it. I do that on all my teles G strings and it cleans up the sound big time on the ones that are the worse offenders.
     
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  3. dvari1

    dvari1 TDPRI Member

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    I’ll try it!
     
  4. Spunky

    Spunky TDPRI Member

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    I have three Teles and have never heard of this issue?
     
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  5. LarryJunior

    LarryJunior TDPRI Member

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    sounds to me like a microphonic pickup.
     
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  6. tubelectron

    tubelectron Tele-Afflicted

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    Yes. I was thinking about the same issue : I saw this on a 67 Tele of a pal years ago... He wanted to eradicate the problem with paraffin, but it killed the bridge PU... :mad::(

    -tbln
     
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