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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-28-2008, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
 
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how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

I have Ibanez Jem7v, i want to get my whammy more tight. my whammy bar always get down when i leave it. Can i make it more tight?

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Re: how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

Welcome to jemsite mate. Most topics, such as your question, has been answered here.

The search option is your best friend.

Here's the answer to your question, thanks to Rich:

http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/setup/loose_holder.htm
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Re: how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

many tnx man
but my English is not good, so if you can explain me in few word, or give a photo or video it's will be great.

tnx =]
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Re: how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

Just try it mate. The english at Rich his website isn't difficult. It's pretty easy to understand!

Understanding English will benefit you in the long run.
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I want to get my whammy more tight.
Man, where is Elcid when you need him!!!
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Re: how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

you can take a lighter & slightly melt the white plastic rings on the whammy bar.
once they cool down, put it back into the bridge.

be careful not to melt them too much!
good luck!
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Re: how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

Just put some plumber's tape below those plastic rings,2 or 3 turns.
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Re: how i can make my whammy bar more tight?

Like 6 fingers said, plumbers tape is a popular solution.

Another easy solution is removing the white bushings, putting some fingernail polish where they go, after a bit builds up and dries, put the white bushings back on, they should sit a little 'bigger' making it fit tighter.
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