I think my tremolo bar needs replaced?!? - 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 3 (permalink) Old 08-19-2016, 03:18 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: PA
Posts: 1,800
I think my tremolo bar needs replaced?!?

Here is a side by side comparison. The top one is from my PGM100 (the suspect). The bottom one is from my 540R.

I don't think it's me but notice how the curve of the bar closest to the bushings is slightly different?!? Then then the top part after is bowed up?

All we were doing was holding the bar all the way down to make a slight tweak in height of the single coil.

After when I tried to put the bar back in it wouldn't snap in place, but two newer bars would. I think it's seen it's day. Thoughts, or am I seeing things?!?



Last edited by Scott 74; 08-19-2016 at 03:44 PM.
Scott 74 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-24-2016, 08:50 PM
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 65
Re: I think my tremolo bar needs replaced?!?

Wait, was the bar fully seated when you had it in the dive position?
Michael Bolton is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-29-2016, 09:53 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: PA
Posts: 1,800
It was.....I think. If not that would explain why it happened. Making another educated guess here. Thx brother!
Scott 74 is offline  
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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Replaced Edge 3 for a Schaller Locking Tremolo (nut-house) beyondlimits1972 Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 4 05-30-2015 11:37 AM
Tremolo bar for a RG220B r2d2 All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 4 07-13-2011 11:39 PM
My tremolo bar.... Dragatear All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 2 05-02-2007 10:28 PM
HQ Tremolo Bar Joellog Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 0 01-18-2006 10:39 AM
n-bar tremolo - reverse u-bar kirk Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 8 03-23-2001 05:45 AM

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