Ugh, I knew I should have posted "please do not comment on how I should set-up my guitars myself...".
I used to set-up all my old guitars. Minor things, like action and truss rod. I'm somewhat of a masochist-perfectionist, in other words, I am never happy with MY creations/modifications.
With that being said, the only reason I took it in was because I'm very busy and he did a descent job last time.
Anyway, that's besides the point, I more-so wanted to the community on this forum to view the pictures and answer the question regarding the necessity of the tremolo knife edge needing to be parallel, and to asses whether the fact that I am over-reacting.
I don't know though, there is a gap in the volume knob like some n00b put it on, the bridge isn't parallel, and my ESP screw looks are chewed up, so that's insane to me. I don't even feel angry, just shocked O_O
But, I guess, I should add that I just ordered "How to make your electric guitar play great" by Dan Erlewine, after this experience....
I guess I can always get a new stud for the tonepros bridge...