trem claw screw holes? - Jemsite
Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods Guitar workbench discussion such as setup, repairs, mods, installing new parts and more.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-31-2009, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: alabama u.s.a.
Posts: 1,658
Reviews: 37
trem claw screw holes?

how do i drill the 2 holes for the trem claw in a jem body? i have this thing tungoiled up and am ready to put the trem in but want to drill the 2 holes .ive heard a long 1\8 drill bit but it will still be at an angle. i need advice from someone who has succesfully done this advice. please and thanks.
andrewsfury is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-31-2009, 09:23 PM
Vendor
 
Rich's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 25,708
Re: trem claw screw holes?

It's supposed to be at an angle. Go buy a 12" bit, it's only about $5. I'm not sure mine is 1/8" though, take a screw and stay smaller, unless you're drilling mahogany.
Rich is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-31-2009, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: alabama u.s.a.
Posts: 1,658
Reviews: 37
Re: trem claw screw holes?

thanks rich it just looks like if i go to far it could come out of the body that perle guy could have drillede them i gotta drill the strap button holes too scard of the horn one lol.
andrewsfury is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-31-2009, 09:34 PM
Vendor
 
Rich's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 25,708
Re: trem claw screw holes?

It's at an angle, but very shallow. The bit will be as close to the body back as possible.
Rich is offline  
Reply

Tags
trem claw

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
perhaps a dumb question about drilling trem claw holes C.Thep Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 5 10-10-2009 08:36 PM
After tapping out trem claw screw holes my Edge 3 wont pivot. CaptainD00M Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 6 08-04-2008 10:41 PM
Trem claw screw issues. CaptainD00M Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 8 01-23-2008 08:04 PM
Trem Claw Screw Ripped Out 3.50 Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 7 02-14-2007 09:12 PM
filling screw holes dc_mally Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 4 04-08-2005 02:22 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome