#1
Apparently schecter like to be assholes and put 6 screws in the trem cavity cover. Is there a such thing as a snap in trem cover? like similar to a battery box where it would have a tab pull with your fingernail and it allows you enough access to adjust the screws or w/e.
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#2
no i dont think so and honestly it doesn't make sense, you shouldn't be needing to open it that often, and it would need four anyways, so two screws takes what 30 more seconds?

however ibanez has a cool thing going on with the edge zero trems, they have holes cut through the trem cover, and a thumb wheel for spring adjustment.
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#3
Using six screws like everybody else is being assholes? Why would you need to get at the trem cavity often enough to need a quick release inspection panel?

I won't say such a thing doesn't exist but I've never seen one.
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#4
First off, its convenience. You know you want it. Anyway, why not 4. I dont think its necessary to have 6 screws.
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#5
If you are too lazy to deal with six screws leave two of them out.
Seriously, why are you trying to get into the cavity so often that a quick release panel seems like a good idea?
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#7
Or do what a lot of guys do - leave the panel off altogether.
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#8
Im not, i just think its a good idea. Thats all.

Thats a good point about the vibration tho.
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#10
Every single mass produced guitar uses six screws to hold on the trem cavity cover as far as I know, so it's not just schecter. It's not that hard unscrewing six screws though, and I doubt you'll have to do so very often.

Ibanez is an alternative though if it bothers you that much. They have a thumbwheel to adjust the spring tension on a few of their trems so you don't even have to remove the cover.

And the reason why companies aren't doing it any other way is because using six screws and 10 seconds to drill those six holes and using a piece of plastic that probably cost even less to produce is a lot cheaper than producing a cover that clips on and off, and then having to install it, especially considering people usually only access the trem cavity once every few months.

I don't know why battery boxes are an exception though, I guess those are already being mass produced for other purposes so companies just buy them in bulk.
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#11
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Or do what a lot of guys do - leave the panel off altogether.


+1. This is what I do. It's convenient, and it looks cool.
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#12
Wait...people actually leave those things on?
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Wait...people actually leave those things on?

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#15
Yeah I don't have the back panels on any of my strat style guitars except my squier. that's got two screws in it diagonally opposite each other. Gives me teh metulz t0nez.
#16
I found something similar to what i was referring to. Sustainiac offers this quick release cover so that users who store their battery for the system in the trem cavity can access it and change it without having to remove the screws.

What now? :p
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