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I have a Gretsch G5435 T and through 3 separate amps after…

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I have a Gretsch G5435...
I have a Gretsch G5435 T and through 3 separate amps after playing for a few minutes I get a crackle whenever I remove and touch the strings with my fingers. What can I do?
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Hello, my name is Rusty. Guitars aren't grounded, so when you touch the strings, the power tries to dissipate itself through your body. It may even shock your lips if you sing into a microphone. Take a look at this guide on how to shield your guitar. Look all the way through before doing any work, make sure you understand the scope of the job. Click here.

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