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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 05-06-2007, 07:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

Nice idea, but I'm sure that'll affect the movement of the trem more than the cotton wool im using at the moment.
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I've been raving about this for a few years now. Works great, has a good subtle effect on tone too.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

While I am sure that works, you can just wrap a bit of tape around one end of the spring as well.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

Thaaank you.

Electrical tape is unobtrusive. The gummy adhesive is not a threat to the many many pounds of pressure from the trem block to the trem claw.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

What is the idea?
I dont want to watch it, just read it.
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post #7 of 34 (permalink) Old 05-07-2007, 01:49 AM
 
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

He puts surgical tubing inside the spring. In the video he's actually still getting more ring when he's done than I get with the electrical tape. I have another idea that I've tried, and it works. It may be a future new product available for sale. I asked this before, but what if you could buy quality "noiseless" tremolo springs for say, $10-$15 for a pack of 5 or 6? Does that sound interesting?
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

We already got this covered some time ago, Alky:

http://www.jemsite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59625
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He puts surgical tubing inside the spring. In the video he's actually still getting more ring when he's done than I get with the electrical tape. I have another idea that I've tried, and it works. It may be a future new product available for sale. I asked this before, but what if you could buy quality "noiseless" tremolo springs for say, $10-$15 for a pack of 5 or 6? Does that sound interesting?
Yes please, Frank.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

When he bent the high E to get the high note, did he just cover the rest of the strings lower on the fretboard to keep them from ringing, or did he do something else? I remember someone telling me that there's a little trick to get a particular 'squeal' that's only possible on a Fender Strat...
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We already got this covered some time ago, Alky:

http://www.jemsite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59625
wow that looks easy enough, I need to do something to my strat, the springs are very noisy. All my Ibby's are fine, just the strat.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

yeah, I just put some foam under the springs.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

Tape is where it's at. The rubber tubing idea looks good but I can't find any. Foam is crap.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

I thought he used his right hand to hold down the E string (behind his left hand) knowing he was going to break it and didn't want it to get him.
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Re: Very cool fix for noisy trem springs

youll be able to get some nice tubing from any good hardware store.
i using tubing on my strat coz i was really REALLY niosy
works a treat
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