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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-06-2003, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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Tuning probs

hey there ppl
umm i would like to ask whether i should actually send
my guitar to the shop or do this myself.
I have an Ibanez RG 770 (bout 12 years old or more)
that comes with an edge tremolo system.
for the past 6 months,i have tuned my guitar to Eb tuning
i customized the truss rod myself,the trem,and the springs positions.
Then,when i tried to tune my guitar to standard tuning,
after i tune the last 5 strings,and tuning the 1st string(all are tuned to standard with a tuner)it seems the moment after i tune the guitar,
the tuning goes flat again!
i tried to customized the truss rod,tighten and loosen the springs,
but still no luck.Anyone here knows how to fix this prob?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-06-2003, 07:26 PM
 
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This is probably covered in the TECH section. You'll first have to tighten the spring claw screws a little to go back to regular tuning. To keep the trem at the proper angle. Then retuning will take more than one pass! Just keep on tuning and retuning all 6 strings, you'll get there.
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