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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 12:17 AM Thread Starter
 
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Keeps going flat??

ok Ive got my S set up great and everything (gone through rich's full set up list), and it wont hold tune it will just go flat constantly. The longer I leave it the more flat it is. I have no idea what to do. help please. Original edge, also i dont touch the wammy.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 12:22 AM
 
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Re: Keeps going flat??

Flat would mean not enough spring tension, you could have some dead springs.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 12:27 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Keeps going flat??

the bridge is staying level tho
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 12:42 AM
 
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Re: Keeps going flat??

Well how flat is it going, strings can go flat without noticeable bridge pull up.
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 12:50 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Keeps going flat??

they just are constantly going flat like little by little getting flatter. I'm not even touching the trem bar so it couldnt be that.
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 12:55 AM
 
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Re: Keeps going flat??

just keep screwing the springs in a little at a time to compensate, eventually it will find equilibrium. Don't forget to strech the strings too, I usually do this by doing a bunch of quick whammy pull ups, some people also like to do it string by string by taking 2 spots of a string and bending in opposite directions a few times.
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Re: Keeps going flat??

Have you streched the strings properly?
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2008, 03:14 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Keeps going flat??

yup i have stretched them quite a bit
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