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03-24-2008 09:06 AM
Re: Completed 7620....

Thank you sir....
03-24-2008 04:59 AM
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Looks great Matt, nice color there.
03-24-2008 12:42 AM
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Yep..plays great! It was just a brain fart on my part......If I would have (at first) just looked at the knife edge insert (Like Rich says to do) in the first place, it would have saved me some time. Life is good now.....Onto the next project!
03-23-2008 09:57 PM
Re: Completed 7620....

Yea that's great, Matt!
The trem should 'make more sense' now, because the saddles themselves are now level with the strings and body, and the tremolo arm should be perpendicular to the body. Hopefully it also plays better now.
03-23-2008 09:08 PM
Re: Completed 7620....

For Scali and Dee.......
03-23-2008 07:54 PM
Re: Completed 7620....

Looking good Sweet guitar
03-23-2008 04:59 PM
Re: Completed 7620....

Is it a Lamborghini RG ? I love it !
03-23-2008 03:35 PM
Re: Completed 7620....

wow its nice color for sure

but i say...TUNG OIL THE NECK...cuz i love that stuff
03-23-2008 03:16 PM
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Well, I'm sure the specs you could look up at considering the thing is completely stock at this point. I just was responsible for nursing it back to health is all. Everything was rusted badly. In about a month I'll be putting in the An-7 and Evo-7. All I did was take it all apart, sand it down, fill in the dents and dings, reshape the lower horn a bit ( the tip was gouged out) prime,paint, and clear....The color is CATerpillar yellow. Next thing i do will be to recondition the neck. I'll wait to do that when I install the pickups. Yes, it looks like butter...and also plays like butter!
03-23-2008 03:00 PM
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that looks sick as hell, and tottaly looks like butter
whats the specs on the entire thing from wires to angles...??
i love specs
03-23-2008 02:57 PM
Re: Completed 7620....

That looks really good
03-09-2008 01:08 PM
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Forgive my pride at times Scali and Dee. You were both correct. I pulled the guitar out this morning after reading your posts. When I switched to 10's (it came with 09's on it) I screwed in the springs mount a bit too much. Backed it out this morning and everythings fine. I see what you are talking about now. Vast improvement..Thanks a bunch..
03-09-2008 11:32 AM
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The angle is wrong.
Look at the pictures on this page:

The trem is basically wedge-shaped. The bottom is flat, the top is slanted.
So it has to point a bit upwards from the body. See?
You can look at the tremolo bar. The bar sits at a 90 degree angle with the base of the tremolo. So it should be completely upright.
You'll probably notice that your tremolo bar is pointing too far upwards when you hold it parallel to the strings, and when you turn it backwards, it probably sits very close to the body.
03-09-2008 10:54 AM
Re: Completed 7620....

Actually it's about mid-point which is how I got the guitar (took pics). Not sure what you mean though being that the action is about as low as it's gona get, I stay in tune, and intonation is correct.... So what your saying is..The trem should sit lower in the cavity. Which would mean my strings would never leave the frets....Just curious is all. Hold on...I just re-read your post....The bottom of the trem base should be even with the body.......Your actually saying that it is too low right?
03-08-2008 01:32 PM
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Scali's right.
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