give your e string nut slot one or two LIGHT passes with a needle file and lube it up with some graphite (like from a pencil) and you should get rid of the buzzing and can put your string through the tree again. With two of them down to 5 strings at the mo, that time has come again. I'm sure everyone on here has snapped a new string whilst restringing/tuning up at some point and it's damn frustrating, because of this whenever I come to restringing a guitar I watch a few videos on youtube just to refresh my memory on how to do it correctley.
Mar 25, You don't have to remove the tree to test weather or not the guitar needs the second tree. Just put the string above the post. You will find out instantly if you can eliminate the tree altogether.
You can get a little peel and stick decal of your first initial to cover the hole if you want. Personally I see no advantage to removing it treeclean.barg: reddit. Welcome to r/guitar, a community devoted to the exchange of guitar related information and entertainment.
This is a forum where guitarists, from novice to experienced, can explore the world of guitar through a variety of media and discussion. If you have guitar related questions, use the"Search" field or ask the community. The second string tree was only added for stability, original 50s and 60s strats had thicker bass gauge strings and would stay in tune pretty well.
Depends on a lot of factors though - the particular way the nut is cut, string gauge, if you have staggered tuners, how many winds around the string pole, etc. A subreddit for players, admirers and enthusiasts of the electric bass guitar. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Needed a string tree but didn’t have one,luckily I had a shell that I shot.
Oct 14, My EJ Strat with staggered tuners needs a string tree due to string resonance behind the nut. My latest Tele build WITH OUT staggered tuners doesn't need a string tree at all. My old AVRI '62 and Classic '60s needed the string tree spacer removed because heavy up picking made the high e string pop out of the nut.