Kid Complains of Buzzing Guitar, Finds Wasp Nest Inside

Well this is the stuff of nightmares for any guitarist – you find an old guitar in your garage, thinking it’s a score, but it’s got a buzz. What’s worse is that it buzzes EVEN WHEN IT’S NOT PLUGGED IN.


Mixdown Magazine from Australia reports that a young man and his mother came in with this exact problem, and the tech discovered that underneath the pickguard a bunch of wasps had decided to make their home.

That’s pretty metal if you ask me. Read the full article on Mixdown.

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  • So I guess it wasn’t the MT-2 after all . . .

  • Well at least it wasn’t ticking…

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