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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-09-2004, 06:49 PM Thread Starter
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Lo-pro edge trouble

Hi im new here. i have a 2 year old ibanez 3120 that keeps going out of tune. i have gone through the trem adjustments on the tech area but nothings working can anyone tell me whats wrong and how i can fix it? ill post some pictures later.
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There's no information to go on, so just work through these

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-11-2004, 05:04 PM
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Wasn't that about the time they had the bad post issue?
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-11-2004, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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its a 2001 model so im guessing yes. aparently they knife edges and posts werent done properly so the knife edges were blunt and the posts were to sharp? im not clear on all the details
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-15-2004, 03:09 AM
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Check the 2 locking nut screws behind the neck. Those will come loose, and cause it to go out of tune.
If it's a bolt on neck, check the 4 neck bolts. They gotta be super tight.
Ya might as well check the screws that hold down each string saddle too.
Often it's the locking nut. Sometimes the strings are not clamped enough too. pluck each string, while it's ringing, push on the string behind the nut. if it goes sharp it's not locked down properly. Also, the posts have tiny locking screws inside the post. those should be tightened down.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-15-2004, 08:36 AM
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The bolts for the neck (or anything else on the guitar for the matter) don't have to be "super tight", just tight enough to prevent movement.

If you over tighten anything you can damage the guitar, stripped wood can be a bit of a pain to fix sometimes. Cracked wood can be almost impossible to fix.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-15-2004, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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thx for the help guys but i have already located the problem. It is the knife edges that are flat. Go here to see how ive filed it. http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum...hreadid=100870
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