Strat Trem - Bridge

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by smcgov, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. smcgov

    smcgov Member

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    Dumb question...but how do I get my bridge to sit flat (its slightly pulled up off the body).... I assume the two screws that hold the springs, but in 30 years I never had to do it.

    Thx!
     
  2. SFW

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    Yes, tighten those two screws and the bridge will lay flat on the body.
     
  3. burningyen

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    Yep, or add more springs.
     
  4. gmann

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    Use all 5 springs and tighten the 2 screws going to the claw. Also, make sure the 6 screws that fasten the bridge plate to the body are not screwed all the way down. The underside of the bridge plate is angled and if they are screwed all the way down the back of the bridge will rise up and no amt of springs or tightening of the claw will make it sit flat.
     

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