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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-20-2004, 02:33 PM Thread Starter
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Intonation adjustment

When I set the intonation on my dbk, I just pulled down on the trem bar to give the strings slack, then I loosened the saddle, moved it, tightened it, and then repeated till the intonation was right. This seems like the easiest way to do it, but am I hurting anything? cause I have never seen instruction on how to do it my way.
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-20-2004, 03:20 PM
 
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doubt it, all your doing is getting rid of the string tension in another way (as opposed to de-tuning/removing the string). Shouldn't do it any harm.

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Works fine for the wounds that slack, the higher strings don't slack much so if you need to move the saddle flat, well, a little tougher. If it works for you why not
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Have you got an easier way to do it, if you don't have the tool?
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If I didn't have the tool I probably wouldn't be doing them at all

I'd be doing something similar, like clamping the bar down so I had 2 hands free, atherwise if you're moving a high e or b flat you're detuning some still.
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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-21-2004, 01:02 AM Thread Starter
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I know, its a pain! Do you have the tool for a lopro? I gotta get one.
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There's a tool?! Where do I get one?
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NObody can get the LP adjust, like the world is out of them, I've got 10 Edge asjusts but can't get LP's.
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NObody can get the LP adjust, like the world is out of them, I've got 10 Edge asjusts but can't get LP's.
I have one....trade for a DNA..
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NObody can get the LP adjust, like the world is out of them, I've got 10 Edge asjusts but can't get LP's.
Gosh, I should have known this last week, because I found one. Since I allready have one for a Lo pro, I didn't bother. How about I go look if it's still there saturday, and if it is, I'll trade you one for an Edge one?
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Works for me
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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-22-2004, 04:07 AM
 
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Fry,
instead of pushing the arm down, just detune the string slack, then move the saddle.
with a string-winder, it won't take more than 20/30 seconds for each string to be set.

or buy the tool
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-23-2004, 01:17 AM Thread Starter
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Too late, already set it. Where do you guys check your intonation at? 5th and 17th, or 12th harmonic? I did 5th and 17th.
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24th fret, or, last fret compared to the 12th if less than 24.
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