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I haven't been playing my LP lately but had it out for the last gig and noticed that there was fair hum that disappeared when I touched the strings with my hands. Is there a ground wire attached to the bridge (or tailpiece)? Would that be my issue? Any ideas how I check for this?
 

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Yes, that means the strings (via the bridge) are not grounded, but the problem is not necessarily the bridge ground wire (e.g. could be ground wire on the jack).
 

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If it wasn't noticeable in the past, it could have been the venue's wiring. Try it at home and see if it's as noticeable.
 
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