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Hey there chaps, question as above. I've recently put 11s on my RG1570, but as expected, need an additional spring to bring it up to standard tuning. How should I go about doing this exactly? Either explanations or directions to a guide would be fine. Don't worry about being patronising; when it comes to guitar techery, I'm quite the novice.

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not a deal, just attach the fourth spring in one of the spring-block screw holes, like so:



if that's what you needed to know ;)
 

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there are special springs for 7 strings.those are stiffer.maybe you can try that too?
its a gues but i think it works..nuno's solution is okey too
 

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not a deal, just attach the fourth spring in one of the spring-block screw holes, like so:



if that's what you needed to know ;)
Thanks for that. When my spring arrives I'll give it a go. :thu:

there are special springs for 7 strings.those are stiffer.maybe you can try that too?
its a gues but i think it works..nuno's solution is okey too
Not heard of those, but thanks. If I were buying a new spring set, I'd consider it, certainly.
 

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Interestingly why wouldn't you have the outer 4 pegs with springs and the inner peg without a spring?


That way it would be balanced as opposed to your version.


Edit- i see the bar holding the springs in uses that specific hole so i'm guess thats why. However i don't even use the spring retainer bar and my srpings never pop out so you could give that a try if you feel so inclined.
 

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Yeh that sounds about right then.


Interestingly i just retuned my RG3120 to C standard and installed 4 springs without the retainer bar and it works fine.
 

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it has to do with the neck/body/trem geometry and how you trem is setup to pull back. many times you can't go without the spring-retainer.
 
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