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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-01-2009, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
 
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ibanez RG locking nut

HI all,I'm changing to a Gotoh Floyd Rose on one of my RG's that has a 2000 RG550 AANJ neck on it. This trem comes with a choice of two 1-11/16 nuts. They are described as:
Nut#3 1-11/16 (42.90mm) 10" radius narrow
Nut#4 1-11/16 (42.90mm) 10" radius wide
Is anyone here familiar with this narrow/wide choice? Are they referring to string spacing? Which one would be the same as the original Ibanez nut? Thanks in advance for any help with this.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-01-2009, 10:30 PM
 
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Re: ibanez RG locking nut

Why not just stick with the Ibanez locking nut? It's the right radius for the Ibanez neck (16").
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-01-2009, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: ibanez RG locking nut

There is a little more to this. This guitar is a RG520QS body(I want the mahogany body in this case) that I put a RG550 maple fretboard neck on. The neck has cosmo hardware. I want all black hardware. The Gotoh trem will be ordered in black and since it comes with the nut and string tree I planed on using them. I overlooked the fact that the neck is 16'' radius. Thanks for reminding me of that. There is no choice of a 16" nut with the trem deal so that plan is out. Never the less, I'm still interested in what they mean by narrow and wide on these nuts. I tell you what ,I've had a hard time finding information and parts for Gotoh Floyd Rose trems on the net.
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Re: ibanez RG locking nut

Just get an Ibanez nut in black, far easier than trying to find and aftermarket one. Trust me, I tried that!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-02-2009, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: ibanez RG locking nut

Ya,I agree and I have an Ibanez nut on it's way. Since the Gotoh trem comes with a nut I thought I might as well get the closest match to the Ibanez. Oh well, I'll **** the one I get with the trem.

Edit:Ha Ha, that auction site got censored!

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