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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-19-2002, 04:12 AM Thread Starter
 
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action on my jem vs my rg3120

hey all
i just got a jem 7pbk and im digging it, but i was wondering if its possible to get my rg3120 setup so it plays just like the jem (or my s540ltd). the strings feel more stiff on the 3120. i would think its possible since they have the same basic neck and bridge.
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action on my jem vs my rg3120

The springs on the trem have quite a bit to do with this, the newer they are the stiffer they'll be (bends will be harder), the older they are, the bouncier they'll be (dead easy for bends/whammy tricks etc). Once they wear in they'll feel looser. I know that my BSB still feels a lot stiffer than older ones, as the springs are still relatively new, but I am sure that will change . How old are the other guitars in comparison to the RG? I know this isn't a brilliant answer, but I think someone will come up with a batter one, although i do believe this may be it.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-19-2002, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
 
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i thought the springs may be it, the jem is from 89-90 i think
the s540 is a 91, so that could be it
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