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Should I get my Jaguar set up again?


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I know there are pages and pages on the internet about the Jaguar bridge, but that is kind of my problem, there's really too much, so I'm hoping for some advice. I have a MIJ Jag, I've had it for about five years. Recently I haven't been able to play for several weeks because of a wrist injury, but since I've picked it up again, I've noticed a buzzing, which I think is coming from the bridge. I've had a few problems with strings jumping in the past, but not very often, and that's been the only issue I've had. I know I need new strings, but I haven't noticed buzzing with old strings before. Is it worth taking the guitar into the shop to be set up again? It would be a few years since that has been done properly, and it's not something I can do myself.

I'd really appreciate any advice. Thanks in advance.

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I know there are pages and pages on the internet about the Jaguar bridge, but that is kind of my problem, there's really too much, so I'm hoping for some advice. I have a MIJ Jag, I've had it for about five years. Recently I haven't been able to play for several weeks because of a wrist injury, but since I've picked it up again, I've noticed a buzzing, which I think is coming from the bridge. I've had a few problems with strings jumping in the past, but not very often, and that's been the only issue I've had. I know I need new strings, but I haven't noticed buzzing with old strings before. Is it worth taking the guitar into the shop to be set up again? It would be a few years since that has been done properly, and it's not something I can do myself.

I'd really appreciate any advice. Thanks in advance.

A good setup after a long break (especially with buzzing issues) is probably not a bad deal. It usually isn't hugely expensive.

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A good setup after a long break (especially with buzzing issues) is probably not a bad deal. It usually isn't hugely expensive.

I agree. Unfortunately, the MIJ reissues don't come with the shim in the neck, either. Whoever you have set this up, see if they can add a shim. That usually helps with the buzzing. If it continues, there is the aftermarket buzz-stop from All-Parts. It solves the problem, but gets in the way if you use your tremelo arm often.

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