mikevirok Posted February 19, 2007 Report Share Posted February 19, 2007 Alright guys & gals, time to lend a helping hand to a confused noob'. I just purchased a PRS EG SE (so many abbreviations!) whose stock pickups were replaced with a set of Fender Noiseless single-coils. Well, upon plugging the guitar into my amplifier at home, I noticed a static-y noise and thought it was the single-coils. I was wrong. Upon further inspection, I noticed that the "static" noise was being picked up by the pickups whenever my fingers came into contact with the pick guard. I play guitar with a near-constant contact of my pinkie and ring finger on my picking hand resting somewhere between the bridge pickup and touching the actual pick-guard. So, I was hearing the contact of my hand against the pickguard's surface. So I had figured this was a mere small grounding issue. I contacted the seller, and he agreed.... But, then I noticed something stranger yet. While sitting on my favorite kitchen stool and noodling around with the guitar totally unplugged, I happened to run my hand across the pickguard... I heard the sound of "static-cling". So I ran my fingers across a few more times to make sure this was not a one time anomaly. There is a physical static-issue somewhere on this guitar. What should I do to fix it? Take the pickguard off and take some picks to show you all? I am extremely noobie to all this guitar repair... help me out! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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