Jem 505 edge trem hits body when pulling back
A couple of weeks ago I bought a new-old Jem 505 that had been hangning at the back of a music store for years and years. It's my first guitar with a floyd-like trem since I was a teenager and my first ever edge trem. It's a great guitar.
But I have a problem with the trem. I have it set to a string height of a comfortable 1.5mm on the bass side and the same on the treble side, and if I try to pull back on the trem it seems to hit the wood of the "shelf" in the trem route where the studs are placed. I can pull up a little more than a semitone before it something and stops. It's like the trem cavity isnt routed deep enough to allow the trem to move at that string height.
Is this normal? I was under the impression that I would have a lot more wiggle-room with the trem than that.
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