Jackson JT580 trem only bends up to one whole note - normal?!?
I LOVE the neck and playability of my '04 Jackson SL-3 (Japanese Soloist). But I have two probs:
1) annoying buzz (not fret buzz) that I haven't been yet been able to isolate
2) the Jackson Licensed Floyd Rose JT580 trem only bends up to one-whole note. I.E. I pull up until it stops and the resulting note is only one whole note (two frets) higher than the non-bent note.
I'm not too worried about 1, as there's at least hope I or a local tech can fix it.
But problem 2, just doesn't seem right. Only one-whole note? Okay, I've never been a huge trem user in the past (but would like to use it more in the future), so call me a noob, but what is the "normal" interval for a fully pulled up trem? I could swear I have seen/heard other trems go up at least a third.
I've been seriously thinking of scrapping the Jackson and going with a Jem or maybe even a RG 20th, mainly for trem performance as I use my Schecter Hellraiser C7 for most non-trem non-lead playing.
I'm going to try to make it to the local guitar store to try other guitars/trems in a few days, but this is driving me nuts right now! Any comments/suggestion much appreciated!