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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-24-2010, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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Replacing whammy bar on RG350DX

Hello all. I did a search but with over 500 threads and whammy bar coming up hundreds of times, it gets tedious searching for the right answer. So at the risk of repeating a question I will ask anyway.
I just got a new to me 2000 RG350DX. It has the Edge III tremolo. The whammy attaches with a locking ring that screws on to tighten. I see that the bar on an Edge or Pro has a tip that looks like the end of a cord jack that fits over rings so you can pop it in and out. The hole looks like it has a split washer. Is this a unique feature of the Pro or are the bars interchangeable?
Screwing on the bar creates a problem sometimes where I like the ability to pop it in and out quickly. It also seems to give the bar more flexibility. Or is the answer that I need to do a little routing and pop in an Edge Pro?

Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-25-2010, 01:16 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Replacing whammy bar on RG350DX update

Thanks to another website I found a 2000 Ibanez catalog. Apparently the RG350DX back in 2000 had the "lo trs II" tremolo as opposed to the Wizard III.
So based on what I have read perhaps I should just upgrade the whole tremolo instead.?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-25-2010, 07:57 PM
 
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Re: Replacing whammy bar on RG350DX

Have you tried removing the trem arm assembly from the trem? Is it a circular hole that is left over?

I'd ask Rich here or at Ibanez Rules if the Edge/Edge Pro, etc trem arm assemblies will fit an Edge III.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-15-2019, 06:19 AM
 
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Re: Replacing whammy bar on RG350DX

Kia Ora fams,

ive purchased a 350dx. its algood and such but the whammy isnt like my 350mz. obviously different gats, but my mz is screw on which im use to. however the dx is a bit foreign and doesnt behave how my mz does. bear in mind 2 different guitars...i know that... but it clicks in(whammy on dx) and hits tone knob at bottom, doesnt really pull up and get a nice feel if you need to vibrato for such-ish lol

help if you can maori!!

do i need to::::::::???? replies here pls annnnddddddd gggggoooooooo!!!!!
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