High pitch noise when playing high E string?

Asked by: Andrew Turner

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Why does my high E string sound tinny?

The “tinny” sound could actually be more tone in the string, try re-stringing it and seeing if that helps. If the “tinny” sound could be de-bunked as buzzing, raise the action a little, and try that. I had that problem.
Feb 9, 2009

Why does my high E sound weird?

It may be that it slipped out of the nut or that the groove in the nut is cut in too deep (a steel E string may cut itself deeper into the nut when tuning) or that the nut has cracked and the string slipped into the crack. Or the nut is displaced and the string action too low in consequence.
Sep 22, 2019

How do I stop my high E string from snapping?

If the high e keeps snapping in the same spot (ex: tuning peg, nut, bridge) examine that spot on your guitar closely. If you see a burr, nick, or sharp edge on the guitar, file it away with some fine sandpaper or an old wound guitar string like a standard d-string. You could also just keep replacing the high e.
Jan 24, 2014

How do I stop my strings from ringing?

You should find that your hand is kind of sitting in the right place no matter what you're doing it's going to be around the string.

Why does my guitar sound twangy?

If your guitar sounds tinny with a bit of twang of buzzing, it may be due to the strings vibrating against the frets as you play. It’s possible for your guitar to sound tinny on only certain parts of the fretboard or strings, or across the entire fretboard.
Jun 29, 2020

Why does my guitar sound so metallic?

There are a couple different reasons why you might have a metallic tinny sound in your guitar strings. Number one they're made of metal so you're gonna have a bit of a sound metallic. Sound because of

Why does my guitar ring when I play it?

There you have it. Three common causes for fret buzz: (1) uneven frets (2) excessively low string action, and (3) a back bowed neck. Just one of these problems is enough to cause fret buzz, but often times a guitar has a combination of these three problems all at once.

Why do my guitar strings keep ringing?

The guitar string noise occurs for 2 main reasons: The flesh of your palm is very soft. It takes more time for your palm to actually stop guitar string noise from ringing. It is not easy to get your palm in position to consistently mute lower strings in all sloppy guitar playing situations.