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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-24-2017, 05:54 AM Thread Starter
 
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JEM 555 WH 06122036 Tremolo System

Hi, newbie from Norway here....

Was just wondering what kind og tremolo system I can fit into this guitar. Just got it (used item ) and after playing it a little bit, I now have decided that it can't be used, before I can find a nice replacement system, that will keep it in tune even after some use.

Any suggestions will be very much apprciated!!
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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-25-2017, 05:10 AM
 
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Re: JEM 555 WH 06122036 Tremolo System

Go with an OFR. Drops in nicely. You could even use the studs though I would at least exchange the trem posts that come with the new trem.

I did it on mine ('94 JEM555) and the guitar had a massive increase in sustain. I got the one made by Schaller which is virtually an OFR.
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post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-25-2017, 09:51 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: JEM 555 WH 06122036 Tremolo System

Hi TomFieldaway,

and thanks a million for the reply...for some reason I'm not allowed to post a link, so Iwill just copy this until it's ok...
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Hi TomFieldaway,

and thanks a million for the reply...for some reason I'm not allowed to post a link, so Iwill just copy this until it's ok...
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well, that did not work either....so...don't know what to do...wanted to send you a link to confirm that I was reading you correctly...ha ha...
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just 6 more posts then you are allowed to...
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ha ha brilliant :-)
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5 to go...
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Wellll, I was basically just gonna send you a link of what I thought you meant with "OFR" :-)
Can you send a link, with the correct system ??
Scared to order something wrong you know :-o
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Re: JEM 555 WH 06122036 Tremolo System

best drop in is probably the Gotoh GE1996T GE1996T | G-GOTOH Ltd.
which is an Original Floyd Rose (ORF) equivalent
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Re: JEM 555 WH 06122036 Tremolo System

Look what is available in Norway.
Here in Germany you can easily get Original Floyd Rose, which is made by Schaller or the Schaller Floyd Rose. The Schaller one costs a bit less though it is exactly the same as OFR.
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lots of different options here measure-wise...not easy to understand which one to get...

...also..is this system as good as an original floyd rose??
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Re: JEM 555 WH 06122036 Tremolo System

Here is what I ordered for my JEM555 from the big T shop:

- Schaller Tremolo Lockmeister BC (Schaller 13010442.02) - this is the black trem
- Schaller Lockmeister Tremolo Block 37mm (Schaller 20150137)

You need the 37mm trem block. The standard is 42 and it is too big.

Schaller Lockmeister has the same hardened steel plate as an OFR. It is the same. The only difference is the Schaller logo on the baseplate.
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Fantastic help man, I'll be checking out this soon :-)
Thanks so much for the input both of you, now I have options :-D
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