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String action problem

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Progfan44, Aug 5, 2012.


  1. I purchased a used Ibanez Sr506 a while back and as of late the high C descends until it bounces off the pickup making it virtually unplayable. Can I adjust individual string height on the bridge? Also, is there a more long term solution?
     
  2. JLS

    JLS

    Sep 12, 2008
    Emeryville, Ca
    I setup & repair guitars & basses
    Yes, you can.
     
  3. testing1two

    testing1two Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
    Yes you can adjust the saddle and a little clear nail polish or Loc-Tite on the set screw will keep it from moving while you play.
     
  4. darkstorm

    darkstorm

    Oct 13, 2009
    Sounds like the bridge saddle for that string needs raising a bit. If it creeps back down like is common on the SR300's then some locktite or similiar is needed on the adjustment screw.
     
  5. Jay2U

    Jay2U Not as bad as he lóòks

    Dec 7, 2010
    22 ft below sea level
    +1, I use this on the saddle screws of my Ibby as well, otherwise the strings keep moving towards the fretboard. They've been stable for more than six months now.
     

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