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ElHombre
post Nov 8 2013, 04:05 AM
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Hello

I put a .68 on my 7 string its in Ab
It feels like u have to press very hard to play the 1st fret, its hard to mute and play like sweeps on


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Saddlefall
post Nov 8 2013, 05:42 AM
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You might need to file your nut if you put a big string on. If you don't the string action can get higher, and the string will be harder to press down at the first fret.


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Cosmin Lupu
post Nov 8 2013, 09:52 AM
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Good thoughts by Saddlefall - be careful if you file the nut yourself tho wink.gif You can never be careful enough!


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Darius Wave
post Nov 8 2013, 12:13 PM
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+1 for Saddle while. Your string might be too high. Nut slots depth adjustment is one of most often services I do. Sometimes string doesnt reach the bottom of the slot if it's too narrow.


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Cosmin Lupu
post Nov 9 2013, 08:53 AM
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For my baritone guitar, I replaced the original saddle with a bone one that has the slots arranged in such a manner that they will fit thick and heavy strings - if you plan to use that guitar with heavy strings all the time, this sort of enhancement would be interesting. Now, if there is a floyd unit on the axe, it's not possible sad.gif That's why I dislike floyd rose trems laugh.gif


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ElHombre
post Nov 12 2013, 10:14 PM
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Did it with a knife lol.
The .64 sits now, plays well and so, well i dont know if this unorthodox methode worked


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post Nov 13 2013, 12:05 PM
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QUOTE (ElHombre @ Nov 12 2013, 09:14 PM) *
Did it with a knife lol.
The .64 sits now, plays well and so, well i dont know if this unorthodox methode worked


Heh biggrin.gif If you haven't damaged the guitar, it's all good mate - did you cut clean?


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