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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-06-2001, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hi there everybody. i am new to the forum and to setting up guitars.... so please be patient.
I would like to ask how can i lower the action of my J555 since the technician didnt do it for me. Please someone reply. Thanks
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Read thru the jemsite --> guitar --> Tech Setup area for setup help that will apply also to the 555. Good luck... glen
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thanks for the reply. I have located the tech setup info, but the thing is that i do not know the technical terms of what i am supposed to do. could you direct me to the exact article of the component i will have to mess with to lower the strings? Thanks
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-14-2001, 09:46 PM
 
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Take a properly sized wrench and turn the trem posts clockwise to lower the action. Check your tuning and check for buzz.
2mm at 12th fret on Low E
1.5mm at 12th fret on High E
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