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Is it normal for a lightning bar on a 61 SG Special RI to be higher on the 1st string end than on the 6th string end? The stopbar has 3 threads showing on the high e end, and none showing on the low e end? Everything feels right, and no buzz, but I was concerned when I noticed this.
 

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Is it normal for a lightning bar on a 61 SG Special RI to be higher on the 1st string end than on the 6th string end? The stopbar has 3 threads showing on the high e end, and none showing on the low e end? Everything feels right, and no buzz, but I was concerned when I noticed this.
Ideally, no. Common? Yes.

'07 Junior:

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Of my wraptails, all of them have this quirk. Not any exact amount of difference, but always seeming to defer to the higher strings.
 

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Ok since the thread is alive again let me show you a nice pic.
Enjoy:

- 2010 R5 Alnico Custom Wraptail, Prototype Nr.2 with 1956 Pickups, MSSC Holy Grail Harness, Mojoaxe compensated Wraptail, DMC Studs, 50ies Knobs, 50ies switch chip, Wizz switch tip
- 1959 Magnatone Tonemaster 214 Custom
- Haze67Fuzz by Isle Of Tone. The best Fuzz i´ve ever had!

 
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Ideally, no. Common? Yes.

'07 Junior:

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Of my wraptails, all of them have this quirk. Not any exact amount of difference, but always seeming to defer to the higher strings.
Thank you, I feel better about it now. The "tech" did a fairly poor set up as far as the string height. The actions not awful, but I can do better, and now that I'm making it a player, I will. That will even it up a bit better after I gave it a really good going over today. Disappointed with Gibson QC though , found 2 areas on the binding that look like someone used a roller with lines across the wheel, and pressed too hard. It left a little 1/4" depression on the top, and one about 3/4" on the bottom a few frets difference between them or I'd think it was in a vise, but you have to look pretty hard to see it. I wonder if they'll fix it on a seven year old guitar that's not been played since purchased? I doubt it. Again Thanks
Peace, Keith
 

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59 junior doublecut
17 junior doublecut customshop
I’m all out of wrap guitars!
You guys have some beautiful guitars I gotta say. Now I’ll just lust after all your guys stuff!
 

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- 2010 R5 Alnico Custom Wraptail, Prototype Nr.2 with 1956 Pickups, MSSC Holy Grail Harness, Mojoaxe compensated Wraptail, DMC Studs, 50ies Knobs, 50ies switch chip, Wizz switch tip
- 1980 Jim Kelley Reverb Model

 


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