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  1. Good-day rct, just got my SG Gibson back from guitar shop . As I said before it was in for a setup . Came  back setup A1.  The stop-tail piece is sitting right down on the body, not sticking up at all . The bridge before setup was tilted way to much to one side , now it tilts just a little bit , no way as bad as before.  It looks set-up as it should be , nice and even, sounds and plays superb. I'll be taking it  to this Luthier from  now on . He knows his stuff .  I won't be touching nothing on it, just keep on playing the guitar. Thanks for your comments it all helps.....Cheers rct.

  2. Yeah sounds right with what you said, the guy who's doing my setup says it if sounds good and doesn't get out of tune it's all set to go .
  3. Thanks for reply NighthawkChris, I suppose every guitars are set up differently , just wanted to check with other players about this topic , seems like no worries . I've got my guitar in for set-up at guitar store, I'll let the pro set it up for me......Cheers.....

  4. Good to hear that kidblast about your guitars and bridge . Just wanted to check if other players had no worries with it. Every guitars are differently set up.  Cheers...  

    1. kidblast

      kidblast

      I understand, and it's a topic of lots of debate..

      and I know what you're asking about , well  I think I do anyway,..  I see it on imports, where the bridges are leaning forward.

      Mostly due to weaker materials used in the stud/anchors they're putting in there I'd wager.

  5. Hi  rct,  what I said about stop- tail being raised 1inch from body was so it clears back of bridge, I haven't been playing guitar like that. Stop-tail is now about 1/4 inch from body , just wanted to check if it was o.k. to touch bridge. Had a few replies about this topic and seems no worries about bridge. I've seen other guitars in shops and some touch , some don't,.. any way guitar is in for a setup at guitar store, I'll let the pro set it up. Cheers ......

    1. rct

      rct

      It is true, there are some folks that get a little agitated by the strings touching the back edge of the bridge as they go by.  What you see in my posts is a long time of trying to get people to relax and stop thinking about that.  All of the great Les Paul sounds people love and try to cop every day were made by Les Pauls that had strings touching the back edge of the bridge.  We never cared about it then, anyone my age and experience still doesn't.

      If it touches it's fine.  If it doesn't, it's fine.  Just don't get yourself balled up over what other people are doing and saying when it comes to thinks like this.  Good luck with it.  The Guitar World is bizarre and full of fun stories and plain old made up stuff!  Don't hesitate to message and ask if you don't want to in public, I'll help you out best I can.

      rct

  6. Good to hear that Pinch, I was worried about it might stuff up bridge. Had a few replies about this topic and seems no worries with bridge. Thanks .
  7. Hi Gibson players, I would like to hear from anyone who has been playing their guitar with the strings touching the back of the bridge before entering the stop-tail piece. I want to know if any damage to bridge occurred or if tuning problems or is it not a problem at all. Yeah I've heard all the issues with strings shouldn't touch and other say it doesn't matter on Forum before. My SG stop tail bridge has to be raised about an inch of the body so it doesn't touch the rear of the bridge , looks weird.....overwrapped solved this problem but like to keep guitar as original.
  8. Good-day Saberslash, I had the same problem on my SG GIBSON 2019. Try ETERNASHINE guitar polish and scratch remover. This product got rid of the stain on my guitar. Check out reviews on Tube. Hope this helps.
  9. Good to hear that krock , my SG Gibson will like that.....
  10. Yeah my SG Gibson took 1 and a half years for the nitro smell to disappear, sounds like Hercules good stand , ill be using mine.....
  11. Yeah nitro can be very sensitive, getting positive comments about Hercules stands though.......
  12. Good to hear that you gave quite a few of Hercules stands......my SG Gibson is on it now........ Cheers.
  13. Thanks kidblast, getting all positive comments about Hercules stands....I'll confidentiality put my SG Gibson on Hercules .......
  14. Thanks IanHenry , very assuring comment about Hercules Stands. Seems strong and secure for sure ..... wasn't sure about foam rubber but I've heard all good comments about Hercules Stands.......
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