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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-07-2001, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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springs in arrow formation - opinions

i play a vwh, and from the day i bought it, it has been going out of tune whenever i pull up, i've tried everything to make it stop but i had no luck, but today i took off the trem and sanded down the knife edge, and put the trem back on with the springs in the arrow formation, i know it says in the tech page that it's wrong but it corrected my problem and my little baby is playing perfectly and staying perfectly in tune.

if i am doing somthing thats going to really kill my guitar please speak up but it seems to me that its fine
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i'd wager the springs had nothing to do with the fix. I highly recommend before filing the knife edges you replace the tremolo posts and reexamine the setup. Glad it's working better... glen
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I'll bet the fact that you removed and replaced the rem did the trick for you. Sometimes they can hang up and not seat properly on the post. Easy way to find out...move the springs back to strait and play it..if it still does it , you can easily move the springs back to the "V" shape.

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