The SEX is an S series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in It was initially produced in Korea and then later in Indonesia. There’s no way a guy who does a couple guitar setups every day of the year would do a better than someone will with instructions from the. For over 18 years, Ibanez RG guitars with Edge double locking sys- tems have been SEX MOF. • 3pc Wizard II Manually Adjustable Zero. Point System.
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Adjust the saddle forward maanual backward to the proper position and tighten the Saddlelock down screw 9. Raise or lower the tremolo to the desired string height using s520ec 3mm allen wrench.
After changing the desired strings retune all the strings to the proper pitch and tighter the top lock pressure pad screws. Tremolo Angle Adjustment The tremolo system should sit parallel to the surface of the guitar body, as shown in the illustration.
It is sometime necessary to adjust the tremolo angle when new strings, different string gauges or different tunings are used. Play the harmonic at the 12th fret, compare it to the fretted note at the 12th fret, these notes should read the same on the tuner. If the intonation is still not correct repeat steps 2 and 3. Ibbanez off the ball end of the new string above the string winding and insert the end of the string in between the main saddle and the String holder block.
Before adjusting the intonation, first determine the direction that the inanez needs to be moved. Note For ease in retuning. Wind the string around the tuning machine and tune to pitch 6.
If the 12th fret harmonic is higher than the fretted note, the saddle needs to be moved forward. Ibanz the notched wheel 4 To raise or lower the bridge. Intonation adjustment is usually necessary when new strings are fitted it can also be affected by the angle of the tremolo unit. Occasionally, there are times when the neck may need adjustment.
Play the harmonic at the 12th fret, compare it to the fretted noteat the 12th fret, these notes should read the same on the tuner. If this happens, replace the arm bushings with new ones.
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For ease in retuning, it is recommended that one string at a time be changed and tuned. The purpose of this is to accommodate for different tunings or different gauges of strings.
To replace the bushings, remove the bushings by spreading opening the bushing until it is removed. Thread the new string through the string holder tubeand over the saddle pulling it tight towards the headstock.
Open the new bushings at the split section and snap them into place on the tremolo arm. Adjusting the intonation is performed by moving the individual string saddles forward or backward. Solid Body Electric Guitars. The height adjustment of the tremolo can be set by using the two 4mm adjustment screws manul on either side of the tremolo unit. When the guitar ibanfz properly adjusted, tighten the top lock pressure pad screws.
This adjustment should be performed periodically and only by qualified repair personnel. Cut off the ball end of the new string above the string winding and insert the end of the string in between the main saddle and the ibnaez holder block. Over adjustment can result in damage to the instrument and will no be covered under warranty. If the 12th fret harmonic pitch is lower than the fretted note, the saddle needs to be moved back. The truss rod is adjustable at the headstock using as allen wrench or an adjustment wrench.
Adjusting the string Height. If the 12th fret is flatter than the open note, the saddle needs to be moved forward. Using a Phillips head screw driver, turn the Spring tension adjustment screw and adjust the length of the spring. Adjusting the String Height.
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To remove the tremolo arm, firmly hold the arm at the break over point bend and pull up until the arm is released. Tighten the pressure pad screws. Use an electronic tuner and tune the guitar to a standard pitch. On the bass plate there are two ibznez for each saddle lock down screw.
Make sure the truss rod is properly adjusted before adjusting the action. Loosen the string stopper bolt by using a 3mm allen wrench, and remove the string from the saddle.
Loosen the heigth adjustment screw 5 on both sides of the bridge using a 2 Phillips.
Both bushings should be completely hidden. When the guitar is properly adjusted, tighten the top lock pressure pad screws s520ec.
Loosen the pressure pad lock screws on the top lock with a 3mm allen wrench. The Overall Tremolo height can be adjusted by raising or lowering the Height Adjustment screws 5 on either side of the bridge. Wind the string around the tuning machine and tune to pitch. The tremolo arm is placed in the hole in the bridge plate and inserted into the threaded block.