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Old 02-20-2012, 09:41 PM   #1
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Smile Static eletricty proablem,please help.

i have carpets with a chair protector thats made of plastic. so heres the proablem. i get static eletricty from my carpet. i dont want to wreck my eletric guitar. so besides touching something metal is there anything else i can do to ground it? i dont want to wreck my PRS SE. thanks in advace i want it to ground out so the electric shock doesnt fry my guitar from touching the metal parts.

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Old 02-24-2012, 02:32 PM   #2
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Touch glass. When I get out of my car I touch the glass and I don't get shocked but if I touch the metal door it shocks me.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:27 PM   #3
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thanks i just didnt want my eletric guitar to get wrecked by static electricity. a friend told me,when he works on his computer, he uses rubber bands. i want it to ground out so i dont shock the metal parts to my guitar. thus frying the electric components to guitar

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Old 03-03-2012, 04:51 AM   #4
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It would take a lot more than static electricity from your carpet to damage your guitar. There are no integrated circuits in a guitar. It's just some magnets, coils and a few capacitors.

Seriously don't worry about it.

Source: I'm an electrical engineer.
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Old 03-03-2012, 07:10 PM   #5
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thanks thats what i wanted to know . have a great weekend
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