Reply to this topicStart new topic
> Anyone Have Experience With Installing A Tremel-no?
post Feb 21 2009, 02:30 AM
Post #1

Learning Apprentice Player & Challenge Star

Group: Members
Posts: 1.994
Joined: 10-March 08
From: Albany NY USA
Member No.: 4.521

I installed one in my Ibanez and it doesn't seem to be working like it should. I followed the instructions and it went in very easily. But, when I tighten the two thumb screws to lock the still moves a bit, and the screws can even slide a little on the shaft they are supposed to be clamping tight. The screws are tightened as much as I dare crank on them. Anymore and I am afraid that I will strip the threads out. Any advice?


- Kirk Hammett

Fender American Standard Stratocaster
Ibanez RG4EXQM1
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
Sensible Jones
post Feb 22 2009, 09:31 PM
Post #2

Group Icon

Group: GMC Senior
Posts: 6.771
Joined: 2-January 09
From: London-ish. UK.
Member No.: 6.517

I'm afraid I haven't ever fitted one of these.
I just been to their Site and seen a Pic of one and know the main two Thumb Screws that you're referring to and would (as an Engineer) always advise never over-tightening anything!! wink.gif
Is there any way you can insert something (Foil, or perhaps a strip of Aluminum from a Drinks Can maybe??) into the sleeve so that the Thumbscrews clamp a bit tighter?

This post has been edited by Sensible Jones: Feb 22 2009, 09:33 PM

I'd rather have a full Bottle in front of me than a full Frontal Lobotomy!!
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:


RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 12th December 2018 - 11:56 PM