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09-17-2019 05:55 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Thank you.

10 days, probably about right for 1st world international.
09-17-2019 03:45 PM
Originally Posted by Rich View Post
Yes, email please
[email protected]
Thanks rich , cover turned up today , 10days from states!!, fitted spot on , awesome will use u again, thanks
09-17-2019 03:34 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Thanks rich , cover turned up today , fitted spot on
Wow ,fast delivery, 10 days from states !!, awesome mate !!
I will use u again
09-08-2019 12:56 AM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

will do , thanks chris
09-08-2019 12:06 AM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Yes, email please
[email protected]
09-08-2019 12:04 AM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

lovely jubbly , do u ship to uk ????,thanks chris
09-07-2019 11:48 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

I keep them in stock
09-07-2019 11:43 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

hi all , i know this is an old thread and i dont mean to jack it but here goes , im new to the site , im new to guitars (been learning 2.5 years) and im deffo the wrong side of 40,and new to ibanez, i have recently bought an 08 korean js100 and the trem cover is missing!!!! along with trem arm but i aint bothered about that
anyways all the covers i see listed on parts sites and ebay etc etc seem to have the offset centre screw holes and mine doesnt. im struggling to find a replacement , does another model fit ???? , my mate says as above , neh ya dont need it , pita , but to me the guitar just doesnt look right , if u get my drift ??
any help /comments most welcome , please ,,, thanks welsh chris
03-05-2018 01:33 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Originally Posted by scarello View Post
Just curious......

Any particular reason for removing, all together, the trem cover?

I usually pull mine for string changes/setups and put it right back on, but I have seen and even bought guitars that are missing the covers due to being lost.

I've been playing guitar now getting close to 35 years and I've always just put the cover back on after string changes/setups; and these were my gigging guitars.


Two reasons, for me.

1) It makes it a LOT faster to pop the trem out for tech work, or to make tweaks to the spring tension (though more of a moot point now that Ibanez has moved to a cover with two channels for adjustments).

2) This:

03-03-2018 07:21 PM
Formerly Given To Fly
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Strandberg's that have a floating bridge have no trem cover to remove. Here is an example:
Covers usually have a purpose, as do ground wires. Since problems with the ground wire are discussed in the Strandberg FAQ, and the ground wire is connected to the bridge, perhaps a trem cover would prevent those problems in the first place. Perhaps I'm wrong.

To make a car analogy, some cars do not have engine covers, like the Bugatti Chiron, but those cars do not look like they need engine covers either.
02-23-2018 06:35 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Right around 3 minutes in the mention the trem cover or lack there of

02-21-2018 06:28 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

I used to put them back on but now I don't bother, just leave it in the case with the screws in a sealed bag. It serves no purpose so I just dont see the point it having it there.
02-21-2018 12:33 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

I know Vai Velcros his on so it can be adjusted quickly.
02-17-2018 04:48 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

Some people (i.e. Eric Johnson) say that without the cover the guitar resonates better. I do not hear any differences except that when it is on, it can amplify weird spring noises.
02-16-2018 08:11 PM
Re: Mysterious Trem Cover Removal?

I always put it back on but I can see why people leave it off. For changes of seasons I find it easier to retune using the claw screws first then making minor tweaks to individual strings if necessary.
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