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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-10-2011, 08:22 AM Thread Starter
 
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Intonation problem

I am having a problem with my Edge tremolo. When I am trying to intonate it properly, the back of the string lock bolt hits the body when pulling up. It only allows me 3 semitones on the e string and 1 on the high e. I know that there is no real way to fix this, but I just have to say, Ibanez, if you make a tremolo you should make the cavity long enough to ensure normal intonation. It isn't even at the max. there would be 2-3mm movement more possible.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-10-2011, 08:56 AM
 
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Re: Intonation problem

Shim the neck and raise the tremolo - that's what I would do.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2011, 11:28 AM
 
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Re: Intonation problem

Re-route the cavity. Or cut some of the string lock bolt off. Or order a new shorter bolt. Try mcmaster dot com.
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