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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-11-2005, 01:26 PM Thread Starter
 
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Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

I can't find the tool to adjust the angle of my rg2550ex's arm!!! what is it? how can i order it or at least know how to ask for it in a store ?
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-11-2005, 02:32 PM
 
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

I don't understand, what exactly do you mean by "angle?"

Angle of the bridge? Angle of the bar itself in relation to the bridge? The bend of the arm?

There is no tool for any of those, well, no "special" tool to do any of that anyway.

Ask the question so that we know exactly what you mean and we can help you.

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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-11-2005, 02:39 PM
 
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

He probably means the angle of the neck, meaning a tool for truss-rod adjustment (guitar neck translates to "arm" in French I think)
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

?????

That's interesting . . . I won't even start with the jokes I could make about that . . .

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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

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He probably means the angle of the neck, meaning a tool for truss-rod adjustment (guitar neck translates to "arm" in French I think)
yES YOU are right, but actually i'm translating from spanish, it would be the neck, some guitars use the regular "L" allens, but this one is different its the oposite.
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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-12-2005, 01:14 PM
 
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

I thought it was that in Spanish as well, but I didn't remember for sure

I don't have that guitar, so I wouldn't know, but I would think it is just a different size Allen Key. Or do you mean that you cannot actually reach the truss rod with a regular L-shapped allen key? Go to your local hardware store and get a longer one, or try your current one backwards with some pliers..
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

I haven't worked on a 2550 yet, but I'm going to assume it uses the same nut as all the other X500+ guitars . . .

I'm pretty sure it's a 7mm thin walled socket driver. Could be 8mm. Rich usually has them in stock (big, swirl banner at the top of the page) so he'll know for sure.

I just use em, I never bothered to measure them . . . and since I've collected 6 or 7 of them over the years I don't worry much about having to replace them. (Not to mention the full compliment of English and Metric tools I have all over the place. )

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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

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I haven't worked on a 2550 yet, but I'm going to assume it uses the same nut as all the other X500+ guitars . . .

I'm pretty sure it's a 7mm thin walled socket driver. Could be 8mm. Rich usually has them in stock (big, swirl banner at the top of the page) so he'll know for sure.

I just use em, I never bothered to measure them . . . and since I've collected 6 or 7 of them over the years I don't worry much about having to replace them. (Not to mention the full compliment of English and Metric tools I have all over the place. )

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Yes i think it's a socket driver but L shaped too. just want to be sure how to order it.
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-13-2005, 03:41 PM
 
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

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Rich usually has them in stock (big, swirl banner at the top of the page) so he'll know for sure.
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-14-2005, 08:17 AM
 
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

most guitar shops have one hanging about spare , even here in aus :0
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-16-2005, 08:50 AM
 
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Re: Can't find the tool for my RG2550ex Arm!

i am not even sure if it is just a common thin walled socket. it looks a bit different, but i may be wrong. so i don't bothered with the truss. i cannot adjust it properly anwyay.
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