I just acquired an Ibanez SR800LE that needs some help. First off, it is missing all 4 tuners, and the pickup screws are missing.
Ok, no big deal. (Any suggestions on good sources for either?)
But I just got to looking more carefully and the bridge is a Steinberger Drop D. Awesome! Except that it is missing parts. Crap.
So it looks like two of the tuning knobs are missing and the Drop D lever is gone.
I don't especially NEED a drop-d lever on the bass, I am OK with downtuning from the head tuner if necessary. Would this work without a lever there or is it going to have problems?
As far as the two tuning knobs, I'm actually a bit unclear as to what they are for. Since I'm going to be using normal tuning knobs on the bass, why would I want/need them at the bridge also?
As far as I can tell, the intonation is set on this thing using the little screws on the saddles (right?). I can't find a 'users guide' to this bridge, so I'm still a bit unclear as to what the purpose/use of all this is.
Anyway, if you guys have any suggestions/hints/opinions/etc I would greatly appreciate it!