True or false?

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  1. MichaelAndrew3435

    MichaelAndrew3435 Premium Member

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    A guitar tech told me most (not all) Telecasters have some type of fret buzz somewhere. Is this true?
     
  2. RichBrew

    RichBrew Senior Member

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    Mine doesn't, and the action is quite low.
     
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    James R Premium Member

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    I've got 4 of 'em.
    I disagree, although I do have one that I can't seem to rid of the buzz.
    It's not bad though, can't hear it plugged in.
     
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    Jeremiah The Worst Premium Member

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    translation: I can't get the fret buzz out, but I want to convince you it is normal so you'll pay me and shut up about it
     
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    Stevie 202 Senior Member

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    nonsense.
     
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    Walt_T Senior Member

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    I have seven, all buzz free with low action. That tech is a hack.
     
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    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    Wrong.
     
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    I don't know why but when techs say something like that to me it always seems to be right around the time that I call the bank and put a stop on the check that I wrote them.
     
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    MichaelAndrew3435 Premium Member

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    I think my question has been answered. Thanks for the replies guys!
     
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    truckermde Senior Member

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    Balderdash!
     
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    50's AVRI Hotrod -> No
    Avri 52 -> No
    Nashville b-bender -> No
     
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    Guitarhack Senior Member

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    I would think that it would depend on the guitar's set up. I like my action very low and I don't notice any buzzing at all.
     
  13. LtDave32

    LtDave32 Sua Sponte Super Mod Premium Member

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    False. There's simply no reason to assume that. If I had a nickel for every time a "guitar tech" told me something odd and/or unsubstantiated, I'd have enough money to buy a Telecaster.

    Fret buzz is a condition of set up or wear. And a Telecaster, by nature of the way they are designed are quite easy to detect any errant buzzes.
     
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