First Jem Question - Jemsite
Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods Guitar workbench discussion such as setup, repairs, mods, installing new parts and more.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-09-2020, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Posts: 2
First Jem Question

How’s it going, everyone! Really excited to be a member here! Anyway, I have a quick question about the Edge tremolo locking posts for my FP2 Jem. So, I needed to raise the action slightly but I read the manual first and it said to unlock the anchors first before actually raising the tremolo posts. Did that but now I can’t seem to tighten the anchors and I’ve been trying for awhile. I bought this Jem slightly used but now I’m wondering if there is a problem with it. I haven’t played the guitar or used the whammy bar much because I want to deal with this first so I don’t damage anything! How do I fix or deal with this issue? Sorry if my first post isn’t well written because I stayed up late trying to set up my first Jem and I’m tired. 😴 Thanks for any help!
HappyKlown is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-09-2020, 09:51 AM
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Posts: 241
So you're saying you backed them out to loosen them and once you raised the height... You can't adjust them down? Hmmm sometimes it's tough to line up that small allen wrench in the key hole... Have you tried turning with light pressure to see if the wrench falls into the allen key hole?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 20201009_094813_1602251463980.jpg (3.34 MB, 24 views)
File Type: jpg 20201009_094918_1602251476587.jpg (3.35 MB, 21 views)

Last edited by JsXLine6; 10-09-2020 at 10:21 AM.
JsXLine6 is online  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-10-2020, 12:01 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Posts: 2
It worked! I used my regular multi tool and it fell right in and I was able to tighten the anchors! Wooohooo! I thought I was in for a trip to a guitar tech. Thanks so much!
HappyKlown is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-10-2020, 08:06 AM
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Posts: 241
Lol happy to help. I went around 6 months with my js ibanez before I realized it had holes in the posts.
JsXLine6 is online  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome