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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-15-2007, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
 
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trem arm question

hey, i have an edge pro trem system on my new rg1570. But the arm that it came with doesnt fit in it tight at all. It's barely being held in the socket, and it's extremely loose. It even wiggles around while in the socket. Is there any way to fix this? i've even tried other Ibanez whammy bars in it, and they are loose as well. Thanks
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-15-2007, 05:14 PM
 
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Re: trem arm question

change the bushings around the base of the arm or put some teflon tape there. Also if you can. check the arm holder and tighten the nut, sometimes it is the arm holder that is loose
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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-15-2007, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: trem arm question

how to you tighten the holder itself? I think that might be it since the arm wiggles around when just sitting in the holder.
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-16-2007, 07:58 PM
 
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Re: trem arm question

take off the trem and tighten the armholder nut
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post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-17-2007, 02:55 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: trem arm question

is that located in the back of the guitar under the spring cover? Sorry, still pretty new to guitar, and esp floating trems.
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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-17-2007, 07:14 PM
 
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Re: trem arm question

it is in the back of the trem, not in the springs cavity


it is the long barrel in the left of the picture
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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-18-2007, 02:44 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: trem arm question

i appreciate the picture, and i know what it is, i just don't know how to tighten it, is seems like it's a solid tube that can't be tighted. In the manual it talks about teflon rings that can be added or removed. But the whammy bar it showed in the manual looked different than the one i had. It came to a point, and mine is just flat. and there were no telflon rings on it. does anyone know what it's talking about?
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i appreciate the picture, and i know what it is, i just don't know how to tighten it, is seems like it's a solid tube that can't be tighted. In the manual it talks about teflon rings that can be added or removed. But the whammy bar it showed in the manual looked different than the one i had. It came to a point, and mine is just flat. and there were no telflon rings on it. does anyone know what it's talking about?
You have the wrong trem arm then. It should be exactly as per the manual. It also explains why it's such a bad fit ! Go back to the dealer involved and kick their *ss !
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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-18-2007, 11:14 AM
 
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Re: trem arm question

can you post a picture of your trem arm?
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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-18-2007, 11:20 AM
 
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Re: trem arm question

From your description, that sounds like the trem arm to an Edge Pro II, not an Edge Pro.
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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-18-2007, 12:55 PM
 
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Re: trem arm question

This arm fits the Edge Pro



This pic shows the nut that tightens the arm holder against the base.

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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-21-2007, 02:53 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: trem arm question

i'm not sure how to post pictures, but here's a link to a picture of what my arm looks like: http://www.pierreschwartz.com/2EL2-C1B_1M_01.jpg

The one i actually have is more silvery than black, but it has the same end on it. Where would i be able to find one that comes to a point at the end?
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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-21-2007, 06:42 PM
 
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Re: trem arm question

You have the wrong bar.
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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-22-2007, 09:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: trem arm question

thanks for the input guys, i ordered the correct bar, so i should be getting it soon. Thanks again
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post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-30-2007, 03:20 PM
 
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Re: trem arm question

check my thread..
under satriani guitars...then js1000 whammy help!
its all the same trem options as yours so may be to your aid
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