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I'll expand a bit on my comment at the request of OP. I haven't had this exact problem on any of my fretless basses but I can tell you what steps I would take if I did encounter something like this. Since you said the buzzing is coming from the nut side of the note, it might be some sort of mechanical buzz either from the tuners on the headstock or the truss ...


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This seems odd- I can see why you'd be confused. Logically, the common element making the G string buzz if yourself, as you've now tried 3 x guitars ! However I'm sure you've tried checking the string open & on the frets on all guitars. I'd suggest this : Try playing just that string, open, and on all frets, to see how hard you have to oluck it ...


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Possibly you are far more used to playing fretted bass, and need to press harder. On fretted, the string vibrates from fretwire to saddle, but of course, the wire isn't there on fretless. If you are not firm with your fingering, the rest of the string can vibrate as well, but maybe only becomes noticeable around that area of the neck. If it's still under ...



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