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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-2018, 07:38 AM Thread Starter
 
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New 5 way selector switch that doesn't fit!!

So I got a brand new RG370AHMZ a few days ago and realized that the selector switch is flimsy I decided to replace it with a dimarzio "CRL" 5-way selector switch. Problem is, the CRL screw holes are wider than the screw holes on the Ibanez flat top. Am I screwed?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-2018, 07:49 AM
 
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Re: New 5 way selector switch that doesn't fit!!

I'm not sure what your picture shows but the centres look ok so you should just be able to enlarge the holes in the guitar slightly so the new screws will fit through.
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Re: New 5 way selector switch that doesn't fit!!

No the picture doesn't show, it's actually 0.28mm off.

Would a YM-50 5 way switch fit better?
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Re: New 5 way selector switch that doesn't fit!!

I'm really curious, how do you guys deal with that 0.28mm difference between an Ibanez 41mm slot and American 41.28mm slot 5 way selector switches? There seem to be no mention of this anywhere else at all but seems impossible to mount onto my RG370AHMZ without something breaking apart.
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