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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2011, 04:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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Just bought a 540R...Is it legit?

Hey all,

As the title says, I just bought a 540R...It's a little beat and missing some things. The trem looks like an Original Edge, but the bar does not. It has the tension adjuster on the bar itself like a Floyd Rose...What did I just buy???







Serial number 880828.

I didn't pay much, but did I just get swindled?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2011, 04:45 PM
 
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Re: Just bought a 540R...Is it legit?

Looks to be legit. Being that its missing somethings already, i'm assuming it had a careless owner and the arm holder got broken. Then they decided to replace it with a different arm holder than the original, or just didnt like the idea of a pop-in arm holder.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2011, 04:51 PM
 
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Re: Just bought a 540R...Is it legit?

More pictures, man!

It just looks like the Edge arm holder was replaced. Some people did that out of preference and others out of necessity it the standard holder broke or got damaged.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2011, 05:20 PM
 
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Re: Just bought a 540R...Is it legit?

Looks like it might have had the OFR mod done which utilizes a screw on holder instead of the bushing style/push in. Thats a legit EDGE.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2011, 07:49 PM
 
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Re: Just bought a 540R...Is it legit?

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Looks like it might have had the OFR mod done which utilizes a screw on holder instead of the bushing style/push in. Thats a legit EDGE.
Not really a mod per say, the screw holders for the LO-trs's fit in there, as well as the push in holders fit in the TRS's.


e njjoy that ultra neck dude!
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-13-2011, 01:53 PM
 
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Re: Just bought a 540R...Is it legit?

Totally legit, and the exact same guitar that started my Radius addiction, which has since become this:


You can return that arm holder to an original Edge arm holder, new or used. Otherwise it's a great guitar, I'd love it if you ever get tired of it!
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