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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-18-2003, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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Blocked trem question

Hey just a quick question. When blocking the trem, what is a recommended setting for the fine tuners? All the way up or down?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-19-2003, 12:22 AM
 
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Neither really...for me, I leave them some space in both directions because the strings will still stretch and do what strings do. Leaving some room will allow you some fine tuning room for the future. unless of course you are leaving the locking nut open now and just tuning there. But even then i still like to use the fine tuners.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-19-2003, 01:26 AM
 
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I don't know where mine are...half-way i think...
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-19-2003, 03:05 AM
 
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half-way.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-23-2003, 06:04 AM
 
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got them halfway too... dunno... don't think it makes that much of a difference, tbh...
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-23-2003, 11:52 PM
 
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I leave them almost backed out all the way - but not quite - because nearly always I have to tune up, not down.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-01-2003, 08:48 PM
 
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Try setting the low e fine tuner all the way down, this will give you enough travel to tune to D & back.
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