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  1. Paul
    May 29, 2012 @ 13:17:46

    Hey, I was wondering, is it possible that eventually the hole that the screws are in could wear down and the tension could just rip the bar out of the guitar body?

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  2. danny
    Jan 16, 2013 @ 13:13:05

    after buying the Ibanez 170 with a floating tremlo bridge ( just because it was new and cheap) because my 1966 Rickenbacker bought new in 1966, Fender Bassman & Bandmaster, Vox organ and a Princeton Deluxe got stolen and wiped me out! Back to the future w/ the Ibanez and a Fender Mustang ll and I didn’t expect much but I also didn’t know you shouldn’t put Earnie Ball super slinky strings on it either? Thanks for that! Perfect tuning until I pressed down a chord, sounded like a 6 yr old that had never played before? Strings are dipping down between the frets, Should I go to a # 10 gauge string or what do you think? I respect your decision.Thanks for your help, Danny

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  3. stu
    Feb 22, 2013 @ 13:40:21

    haha brilliant just completely re strung a guitar I just picked up -took all the strings off because it needed cleaning and completely forgot that the floating tremolo would need to be taken into consideration, so came here in my search for advice since I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t get the strings to keep the tension… guess what strings have I just put on it? d’oh!

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