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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-13-2008, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
 
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Changing hardware

Ok so I have recently purchased a rg550 rfr and I have come to the conclusion that chrome hardware looks cheap. I would like to change the hardware on my Jackson to black.





Ok my questions are: I have the action VERY LOW and would like to keep it that way, so if I get a gotoh trem and a new locking nut could i get it back to where it is? Its like 1.5mm around the 24 fret. And will schaller tuners fit? thanks
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-13-2008, 07:48 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Changing hardware

Oh, and will the edge tremolo fit the routing? I assumed it would
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Re: Changing hardware

or an ofr??
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Re: Changing hardware

Go the Gotoh, cheaper than a new Edge or OFR, and probably better than an OFR and on par with an Edge. Should fit nicely too. Replace the studs and inserts with the locking studs that come with the Gotoh and you'll be in heaven.
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Re: Changing hardware

And have it set up by the same guy that set it up the way it is, and the action should be the same...
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Re: Changing hardware

You shouldn't have to replace the nut at all. If it ain't broke don't fix it. I also don't think an OFR will fit that routing.

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And have it set up by the same guy that set it up the way it is, and the action should be the same...
that would be me
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Re: Changing hardware

All the better then

good luck, and post pics when youre done
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Re: Changing hardware

while you got it apart swap out those pups man i had that jackson and dam they are weeeeak
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-15-2008, 12:24 AM Thread Starter
 
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while you got it apart swap out those pups man i had that jackson and dam they are weeeeak
already have a x2n in the bridge, looking for some seymour duncans right now....


old pics......
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