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  1. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hello, I've got an old GAX70 that I've put some nice cheap pickups in (axetech Steam Hammer) and thought I'd use the opportunity to put on my favourite Ernie Ball Power Slinky strings to replace the slightly smaller gauge that it had before. I'm not sure what they were. Anyway, now I can't get...
  2. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    So my guitar is setup perfectly bridge is flush nut is tight, saddles are tight, intonation screws are tight, Lubes the knife Edges with Vaseline. When I do a Dive Bomb and let the bridge return to neutral the tuning is perfect (Checked with a tuner) But when I pull up all the strings are...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Don't know why its taken so many years for this to become an issue. I have a light pick attack/ fretting hand as it is and play a 7 string with 9-42+56 gauge strings. I have noticed that when my guitar is in perfect tune (according to tuner) my wound E and B strings go noticeably sharp when i...
  4. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I have had a few guitars with floyds so i know how to tune and set them up etc. I have owned this guitar about a month. With it in PERFECT tune, if i just pull up the whammy bar then check tuning it is sharp, if i then depress it again it returns to tune. This says to me the knife edges are...
  5. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    hi, im new to this forum althoug ive been watching this forum for about 6 months. i have a little question. i have a jem 555Bk from 2001 wich i totaly love, but it has a lo pro bridge that is constantly sharp. i cant get it right. if i do a divebomb, the tuning is ok but a minute later its sharp...
  6. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    On one of my main guitars (LP Custom '57) the tuning pegs (Gold, Grover Brand-not plastic or ivory) for the G and B strings cannot seem to hold tune. When tuning or correcting tune, I always back down and tune up so that all lash is taken from the tuners and always seems to work. As of late...
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