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Possible Issue with Bridge/Tailpiece Bolts

#1 User is offline   cdeelstra 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 10:19 AM

Hello,

I have a 2013 Signature T. Just went to change the strings, dress the fret board, etc.. I noticed when all the strings were off that the posts screwed into the threaded sleeves for the bridge and tailpiece in the body are loose. All 4. As in wiggling in the threaded holes. Is this a big problem? Should I shim myself (with wood matches) or bring somewhere for repair? I just said "****" and threw some strings on it, stays in tune... so im at a loss. I've asked a few locals but most have no clue.. so in other words I will not be bringing to them for repair. Any thoughts?

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 10:49 AM

Unless they are screwed down all the way really tight; yeah they may move a little.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:54 PM

If the screws are wiggling slightly in the threaded inserts that's OK. If the stud inserts are moving in the wood, that's different. Sounds like yours is OK.
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Posted 19 June 2018 - 02:44 PM

View PostBlack Dog, on 14 June 2018 - 12:54 PM, said:

If the screws are wiggling slightly in the threaded inserts that's OK. If the stud inserts are moving in the wood, that's different. Sounds like yours is OK.



Thanks for the reply, it freaked me out for sure..
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