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ptmusic

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Clicking sound
« on: June 10, 2006, 09:00:04 PM »
Sorry to bother you just 5 mins after my last post (I won't make a habit of this) but I wonder if you can help.

My Pacifica makes a clicking sound when I touch the strings. My old Squier Strat used to do it too but my Les Paul doesn't.

I believe it is related to the fact that the strings are grounded through the tremolo claw so I have checked that it is correctly grounded. I used a multimeter to check electrical continuity (beep setting  :) ) and it is definately grounded properly.

I contacted my fave guitar shop (who I rate very highly) and they said it was fairly common but I just wonder if there's anything you guys could suggest that could fix it?

A bit of web searching suggests that it's to do with electricity from me being grounded via the strings  but my LP doesn't do it...

It's only quite a quiet click but it does bug me at times (espcially when using a compressor as this makes it more noticable).

Thanks

Phil