George L question

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by CALI68, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. CALI68

    CALI68 Member

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    After you have inserted the cable and you are ready to screw down the back part, are you supposed to really tighten that screw good? I have found that if you do that it cuts in to the cable. Is that supposed to happen?


    Thank You!

    -Chris
     
  2. MagicNelson

    MagicNelson Supporting Member

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    Its supposed to cut into the cable in order to make a good connection.
     
  3. cvansickle

    cvansickle Supporting Member

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    The cable cut is how the grounding happens.

    Another tip is to not hold the cable down as you begin to tighten the thumbscrew. Let it bite into the cable naturally as you tighten it.
     
  4. CALI68

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    Maybe that was the problem I was having. :messedup
    I was holding the cable all the way down to the bottom of the groove and then tightening. Maybe I wasn't cutting in to them enough.

    Thanks for all the info!

    -Chris
     
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    Ideally, when finished the screw cap should be flush with the body.
     
  6. kldonegan

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    Yes... bend the cable over just enough to get the screw started and then let the screw do the work. That's where the good connection is at.
     
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    Bingo!!!!!


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