Like you, I want my guitar to sound true, and for each note to be savored. Interference can rob you of sound! This weekend, quiet the 60-cycle beast – try Shielding a Guitar w/ Step-by-step Instructions!
Apparently, there is such a thing as too much shielding…Shielding a Pickguard.
Getting rid of the excess noise from a Strat is the goal, not the 60 cycle hum. Shields up! 60 Cycle Hum