I have bought a cheap Squier Strat to practise setting up and I have noticed that there are 2 "string trees".

None of my other guitars have these, but one of the string trees (for the D and G strings) doesn't keep the strings in a straight line from the nut to the tuning peg.

Is this an issue? It just doesn't look right to me.

Thanks in advance.
Do you mean it increased the break angle?

Or are they off center?

If not sure, post a picture please.
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Last edited by Kyleisthename at Dec 4, 2012,
From a physics point of view, centered is best. Otherwise, you just add more tension to an already stressed point on the strings in question. I know it'd drive me crazy to have it off-center, but that's just my carpenter-straight-line OCD coming to the surface.

Practically speaking, if it doesn't cause any problems, you could just leave it where it is.

Remove V1 & V6. Put the 12AX7 from V1 into V6 and leave V1 empty. Try the vibrato channel.
Last edited by woad_yurt at Dec 6, 2012,