decayingdave
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You're one of the several thousand people who own the fender strat on this site alone... the problem is, it's a starter guitar that's bound to malfunction as the parts are cheap, simple as. I'd say that if you're so attached to it, get it fixed, otherwise it might be time to move onto something abit more up market.
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el_paso
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#4
google floating bridge. I have a funny feeling thats what you think is a problem...
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#5
String gauges to big.
more springs in the back.
tighten the springs.
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mosh_face
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what a big fat troll you are decayingdave.

fender strats are good guitars, you need more tension in the opposite direction, therefore put another spring in the back cavity where there are springs
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#7
Same thing happened to me when I switched from 11-48 to 10-52. I had to get more springs added to hold the bridge down (ask a guitar shop to do this for you, cost me 10 bucks) but doing this means I am not allowed to use my tremolo arm anymore.
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Quote by hazardmaster
Same thing happened to me when I switched from 11-48 to 10-52. I had to get more springs added to hold the bridge down (ask a guitar shop to do this for you, cost me 10 bucks) but doing this means I am not allowed to use my tremolo arm anymore.


Why?
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Mr. Spooky
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#9
yeah i tune the strings and they are fine but the i check them again the they're out of tune....the bridge looks all slanted..
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rtfk101
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#10
get a better guitar. anything that does that is not worth the money.

i advise against fenders unless they are american made and not a strat.
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Axe Murderer
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#11
Christ what a bunch of tools with no useful information. "The Strat sux..." Yeah, thats why the greatest players in history made history wielding a strat....

Strats are awesome. They havent been around this long by luck.

To answer your question, the strat bridge tension is ADJUSTABLE based on preference. Alls you have to to, is take off the back plastic rectangular plate. Inside you will see the tail end of your trem. and anchor points opposite of it.

Each of these anchor points can host a spring. The more springs, the more tension, the stiffer your trem will operate and the more "stable" the bridge will be. Less springs, less tension. If you changed strings, you more than likely altered the tension at the bridge. Add some springs to brings the bridge back down.

Simple.
leephan
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#12
Quote by decayingdave
You're one of the several thousand people who own the fender strat on this site alone... the problem is, it's a starter guitar that's bound to malfunction as the parts are cheap, simple as. I'd say that if you're so attached to it, get it fixed, otherwise it might be time to move onto something abit more up market.
Stop being a smartass. There's nothing wrong with the guitar.

Just put an extra spring in the back.
Mr. Spooky
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#13
ok i put an extra spring and fixed it right up
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Quote by decayingdave
You're one of the several thousand people who own the fender strat on this site alone... the problem is, it's a starter guitar that's bound to malfunction as the parts are cheap, simple as. I'd say that if you're so attached to it, get it fixed, otherwise it might be time to move onto something abit more up market.

you're a retard, a reported retard.

TS, you need to tighten the springs in the back cavity.
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Quote by decayingdave
You're one of the several thousand people who own the fender strat on this site alone... the problem is, it's a starter guitar that's bound to malfunction as the parts are cheap, simple as. I'd say that if you're so attached to it, get it fixed, otherwise it might be time to move onto something abit more up market.


shush n00b.
1) Dont be so cocky especially since you've only just joined
2) Read the god damn rules
3) Mods hate l33ts. So either shut up, or piss off.
4) Not everyone can afford a stupidly expensive guitar.

A good guitarist can make any guitar sound good. Maybe thats your problem.
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...and he has a Marshall MG
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Quote by rtfk101
get a better guitar. anything that does that is not worth the money.

i advise against fenders unless they are american made and not a strat.


Actually it's because Many Strats, MIM and MIA are set up with a floating bridge, it's all in the literature that comes with the guitar the default position is with the back edge tilted up by 5mm, if you change string gague you need to adjust the tension by either adding or removing a spring, if you don't use trem then you can block it this solves all problems, there is nothing wrong with the guitars, a 50 year track record supports that.
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