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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-23-2004, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Double Edge doesn´t feel like lo-pro

I have a RG2020x and my bridge is very hard to use, I have original Ibanez spring, new cut posts, and my tremolo still being hard. I have to make a great effort compared to a normal lo-pro bridge to whammy my bar, or to make a complete dive.
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post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-23-2004, 03:41 PM
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Check and see if your springs are gold in color.
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post #3 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-25-2004, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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no they arent
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no they arent
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no they arent gold color, they are new ones, chrome color
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Is it too low in the body or do you have 10's on it?
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post #7 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-26-2004, 06:29 AM Thread Starter
 
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no, I hvae 09-42 strings, and what do you mean is too low in the body?
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Rich meant is the trem too low in the body, in other words maybe, how low is your action?

That could have an effect on the spring tension I suppose. No engineering coming from me.

Maybe remove one spring and try again?
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I think that my action is set properly, but i always felt that my string make a lot of tension, because I have to screw almost to the end the screws of the back claw. My tremolo is maybe a little bit low, I will try to raise it a little.
Maybe the springs are not stretched correctly.
I dont know.
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I'd suspect a heavier gauge.
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what do you mean with heavier gauge,
do I have to put 010 strings?
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I suspect you have a heavier gauge set on [not the first time i got 10's in a 9's pack] or you have something an octive too high.
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post #13 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-26-2004, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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EMMM...No, I know when strings are 09, and this is not my first pack of Ernies ball and GHS, 09-42, and there is no string tuned one octave high
I want to know if the action affect the tension, or if the angle of the neck does.
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I want to know if the action affect the tension, or if the angle of the neck does.
TX
If there's any effect it's negligable.
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post #15 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-27-2004, 01:23 AM
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I have gold springs in my crappy kh, they are insanely stiff! Does anyone know what I can do to make them less harsh, or should I just replace them with the regular looking metal ones? (sorry to hijack your thread, I just thought this was an appropriate place to ask, since you are talking about stiff tremolo action)
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