j3st3r187
Registered User
Join date: Jun 2010
76 IQ
#1
Alright so I just got a Stratocaster last month (absolutely love it) and I just changed strings for the first time. Before I changed it the bridge was laying pretty close, high enough for me to stretch the stings a half step up when pressing down, but now after changing them the bridge is set a lot higher. I've tried adjusting the screws already but I cant get it nearly as low as it was before. Is there something simple i've missed like how to adjust the screws properly?
DeathByDestroyr
EDM
Join date: Oct 2008
953 IQ
#2
You gotta adjust the springs in the back, actually.
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PSimonR
PSR
Join date: Nov 2010
83 IQ
#3
Quote by j3st3r187
Alright so I just got a Stratocaster last month (absolutely love it) and I just changed strings for the first time. Before I changed it the bridge was laying pretty close, high enough for me to stretch the stings a half step up when pressing down, but now after changing them the bridge is set a lot higher. I've tried adjusting the screws already but I cant get it nearly as low as it was before. Is there something simple i've missed like how to adjust the screws properly?


You put on light gauge strings when it had heavys on before?
thes50
Registered User
Join date: Jun 2012
1,021 IQ
#5
Take the plate off the back and adjust the spring tension. Keep adjusting till the bridge is flat against the body or around where you want.
randywolf244
resident arrogant
Join date: Feb 2013
587 IQ
#7
get a 6 point not a terribly difficult installation lol. floaters are awful or block/deck the term if you never use lol
Dave_Mc
Chirp and Swirl
Join date: Mar 2005
2,967 IQ
#8
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