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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-01-2008, 01:10 PM Thread Starter
 
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chunky fine tuners

replaced bridge... origional edge... I noticed the fine tuners are not smooth like my last one (lo-pro). They are kinda chunky feeling when you turn them. Why is this, is it common? thanks
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-01-2008, 01:15 PM
 
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Re: chunky fine tuners

give trem wd-40 bath. www.projectguitar.com
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2008, 10:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: chunky fine tuners

Its a brand new edge that i just put on now though, I suspect it may be the different texture of the metal rod under the fine tuners.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2008, 02:59 AM
 
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Re: chunky fine tuners

A little lubricant always helps! WD-40 will do the trick nicely. If the trem is new, it is normal for the screws to be a little tight. With time they'll loosen up.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2008, 09:54 PM
 
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Re: chunky fine tuners

You're better off using something like Molykote grease, it will lubricate better and last longer. WD-40 is meant more to loosen rusted bits, not for long-term lubrication.
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