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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-30-2008, 05:32 AM Thread Starter
 
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2 questions

Hello, guys.
1. Does anyone have wiring diagram for S320? I couldn't find it anywhere including official site. I'd like to shield the hollow and wire shielded wires. Otherwise the noise produced by guitar is just making me mad.
2. Did anyone try to lower the strings on ZR tremolo and what was the lowest acceptable distance between strings and frets then? I tryed to do it this morning and found that it is quite difficult to lower "low E" string side. I had to apply significant force to rotate it. The screw seems to be very tight comparing with opposite side screw, which is rotating easily.

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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-30-2008, 07:12 AM
 
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Re: 2 questions

I don't have #1

In regards to #2, did you make sure the locking stud screw is loose? (I'm assuming they're using locking studs ?) That would make it hard to turn.
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post #3 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-30-2008, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
 
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I don't have #1

In regards to #2, did you make sure the locking stud screw is loose? (I'm assuming they're using locking studs ?) That would make it hard to turn.
I'm not really sure I understand you. What should I do/check/turn, etc?..

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post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-30-2008, 08:35 AM
 
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Re: 2 questions

There are no locking screws on the ZR trem posts.
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post #5 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-30-2008, 08:57 AM
 
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Re: 2 questions

The wiring should look something like this...

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There are no locking screws on the ZR trem posts.
Yeah I should've remembered that, I had one for awhile. silly me. That was the thing that came to mind when Suet said he couldn't turn the post (assuming that's what he meant). I remember reading a thread where someone else was having a similar issue & turns out he didn't know about the locking studs (I think it was someone with a RG550 reissue) & that was the issue. I never dealt with this when I had my S series. Oh well I wanted to help. Sorry Suet for the confusion. Hope you get it all straightened out.
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post #7 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-30-2008, 10:22 AM
 
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Re: 2 questions

No one is perfect....better safe than sorry.

Many people have forgotten or do not know to loosen the locking trem post on the Edge style trems. The result was broken pieces.
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post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-31-2008, 01:23 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: 2 questions

Thanks guys. I finally understood th root of problem the locking stud. It was its first time to rotate so it was tight. Now that I worked it up and down it rotates normally - not too easy and not too tight.
Thanks for diagram as well. They all looks similar. If this is what I needed it will save me alot of time.
By the way, am I the only one fighting this buzz coming from S serirs guitar or most of its users just don't care?
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What buzz? The fret buzz that won't allow you lower the bridge as much as you'd like because of the mismatched radius between the ZR bridge and the Wizard II neck?

Is that the buzz you are referring too?
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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-31-2008, 02:02 PM
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Re: 2 questions

The ZR and the Wizard II work perfectly together as shown by the S series
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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-01-2008, 02:15 AM Thread Starter
 
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What buzz? The fret buzz ...

Is that the buzz you are referring too?
No. I'm not sure how to spell it in English (cuase I'm Russian ). I mean a kind of electric hum coming from amplifier (wich is quite silent itself) when I connect my S320 to it. When I rotate volume potentiometer it's getting louder at the start and quieter at maximum level point. When I rotate tone potentiometer it is getting more or less annoying, depending on the direction of rotation. That's what I ment.

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Re: 2 questions

Just use "hum"
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The ZR and the Wizard II work perfectly together as shown by the S series
No it doesn't, the radius of the bridge and fretboard don't match properly.
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No. I'm not sure how to spell it in English (cuase I'm Russian ). I mean a kind of electric hum coming from amplifier (wich is quite silent itself) when I connect my S320 to it. When I rotate volume potentiometer it's getting louder at the start and quieter at maximum level point. When I rotate tone potentiometer it is getting more or less annoying, depending on the direction of rotation. That's what I ment.

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I have no hum in any of my S series..... from 1990-2006.

I'm not aware of this being a common problem.
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post #15 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-02-2008, 01:09 AM Thread Starter
 
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I have no hum in any of my S series..... from 1990-2006.

I'm not aware of this being a common problem.
Was your guitars made in USA or Japan? My S was made in Indonesia.

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