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Old 02-22-2013, 03:22 PM   #1
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i have an ibanez rg 370 dx made in indonesia. my guitar often goes out of tune? is the bridge angle the prob? my stings flatten when i bend or use the whammy bar. I havnt changed my ernie balls since a month can that be a prob? or should i assume that edge trmolos suck?
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Old 02-22-2013, 03:25 PM   #2
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Given the questions and the manner in which you asked them I'm guessing it's a mechanical failure of some sort, probably a loose nut between the fretboard and the floor...
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:12 PM   #3
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Given the questions and the manner in which you asked them I'm guessing it's a mechanical failure of some sort, probably a loose nut between the fretboard and the floor...


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Could be that you arent tightening the nut, and the tuners arent holding. Could be you are resting your hand on the bridge. who knows.
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:52 PM   #4
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It's a common issue with double locking bridge setups and can stem from several different areas. I would suggest that you get a fresh set of strings and follow the FR setup guide stickied at the top of this forum.
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Old 02-22-2013, 06:19 PM   #5
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The problem is most likely worn out knife edges. A stable double locking trem should stay in tune even if it's not set up properly and it has gross old strings .. Try some of these solutions!

http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/set...g_stability.htm

http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/setup/fat_knives.htm
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:28 PM   #6
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Well, the Edge IIIs kinda suck, but the other Edge tremolos are pretty good.

But really, is the tremolo flat with the body?
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:58 PM   #7
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If it is that the knife edges are wore you could block the trim. The only thing is you won't be able to push the bar back. I have done this to quite a few and it worked very well, but if you like to hit dime bag squeals this is not for you. I would put on new strings and make sure it is set up properly and see if it still has the same problem. Then go from there.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:44 PM   #8
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The problem is most likely worn out knife edges. A stable double locking trem should stay in tune even if it's not set up properly and it has gross old strings .. Try some of these solutions!

http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/set...g_stability.htm

http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/setup/fat_knives.htm


The problem is that the OP's trem isn't stable, ergo your point is moot.

Your links can be found in the FR setup guide.

The point was to get the OP to read, learn, and draw his own conclusions instead of trying to get the board to fart out magical "this will fix it" fairy dust.
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