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post Nov 17 2007, 04:40 AM
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Just bought an Ibanex RG370DX. I know the manual (page 20) says to adjust the spring tension to keep the tremolo assembly in parallel with the guitar body, but what part of the tremolo assembly am I supposed to use to line it up. There is an obvious one using the bottom base plate, but I have read where that is wrong.
The manual shows (poorly) that the line is drawn right to the left of the fine tuners. And yes there is a very small area there that I could use as a base for a parallel line to align with the guitar body - is this it? The picture shows the line cutting through a "hump" which is what is confusing me. There is no hump on my RG370.
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post Nov 18 2007, 09:28 AM
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Tis unfortunate, you might just have been unlucky with the purchase.

Floating trems are a bit of a nuisance, I was considering buying a guitar with one but its such a fiddly process what with the tension, itonation and the action to adjust being so complicated I'm not sure if they're worth the hassle considering they normally end up being a bit of a gimmick anyway.

If your not having much luck with it yourself I suppose you could always get it professionally setup? And if that still doesnt meet with your satisfaction it probably is only worth sending it back.

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post Nov 18 2007, 10:19 AM
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QUOTE (Owen @ Nov 18 2007, 02:28 AM) *
Tis unfortunate, you might just have been unlucky with the purchase.

Floating trems are a bit of a nuisance, I was considering buying a guitar with one but its such a fiddly process what with the tension, itonation and the action to adjust being so complicated I'm not sure if they're worth the hassle considering they normally end up being a bit of a gimmick anyway.

If your not having much luck with it yourself I suppose you could always get it professionally setup? And if that still doesnt meet with your satisfaction it probably is only worth sending it back.


No doubt I will send it back - Probably in better shape that it arrived - but still useless.
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- WTN   Ibanez Edge Iii Question   Nov 17 2007, 04:40 AM
- - Pavel   It should look like this:   Nov 17 2007, 06:55 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (Pavel @ Nov 16 2007, 11:55 PM) It ...   Nov 17 2007, 08:33 AM
- - Muris   I believe you should make a line with body horizon...   Nov 17 2007, 06:59 AM
- - The Uncreator   The bridge should be paralled with the body. just ...   Nov 17 2007, 08:36 AM
- - WTN   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 16 2007, 09:40 PM) Just ...   Nov 17 2007, 09:08 AM
|- - botoxfox   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 17 2007, 01:08 AM) Here....   Nov 17 2007, 03:29 PM
- - WTN   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 16 2007, 09:40 PM) Just ...   Nov 17 2007, 11:53 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 17 2007, 04:53 AM) OK - ...   Nov 18 2007, 07:59 AM
- - peterorg54   omg i was thinking about buying this guitar for m...   Nov 17 2007, 12:20 PM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (peterorg54 @ Nov 17 2007, 05:20 AM...   Nov 18 2007, 08:24 AM
|- - Twibeard   QUOTE (peterorg54 @ Nov 17 2007, 12:20 PM...   Nov 18 2007, 06:42 PM
- - The Uncreator   Read my review on my RG350MDX, exact same guitar, ...   Nov 17 2007, 01:21 PM
- - kevin-riff-after-riff   right, what you want is to screw the screws in as ...   Nov 18 2007, 04:23 AM
- - Owen   To be fair, you expected a relatively cheap Ibanez...   Nov 18 2007, 09:00 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (Owen @ Nov 18 2007, 02:00 AM) To b...   Nov 18 2007, 09:16 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 18 2007, 03:19 AM) No do...   Nov 18 2007, 10:31 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 18 2007, 03:31 AM) But I...   Nov 18 2007, 12:19 PM
- - RobM   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 16 2007, 10:40 PM) Just ...   Nov 18 2007, 01:14 PM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (RobM @ Nov 18 2007, 06:14 AM) Sorr...   Nov 18 2007, 02:13 PM
|- - MickeM   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 18 2007, 02:13 PM) I agr...   Nov 18 2007, 05:43 PM
|- - RobM   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 18 2007, 08:13 AM) I agr...   Nov 19 2007, 02:32 AM
- - Understudy   I had a point to make here, but I will keep my mou...   Nov 18 2007, 01:55 PM
- - Understudy   Sorry WTN, the point I was going to make was not i...   Nov 18 2007, 02:52 PM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (Understudy @ Nov 18 2007, 07:52 AM...   Nov 19 2007, 08:38 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 19 2007, 01:38 AM) No I ...   Nov 19 2007, 09:49 AM
||- - RobM   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 19 2007, 03:49 AM) Now, ...   Nov 19 2007, 01:24 PM
||- - WTN   QUOTE (RobM @ Nov 19 2007, 06:24 AM) Well...   Nov 19 2007, 05:08 PM
|- - MickeM   QUOTE (WTN @ Nov 19 2007, 08:38 AM) No I ...   Nov 19 2007, 08:22 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (MickeM @ Nov 19 2007, 01:22 AM) Oh...   Nov 19 2007, 05:19 PM
- - Paul Coutts   stop complaining, and spend time with it, took me ...   Nov 21 2007, 08:02 AM
|- - WTN   QUOTE (Paul Coutts @ Nov 21 2007, 01:02 A...   Nov 21 2007, 04:20 PM
- - Paul Coutts   sweet, let me know how that turns out. I don't...   Nov 25 2007, 09:13 AM


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