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Slight problem with bridge on cabronita modified

Discussion in 'Squier Tele Forum' started by dlew919, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. dlew919

    dlew919 Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2012
    Sydney
    How do I stop those tiny screws coming out. Particularly on the B string? If I don’t adjust it, we enter into choked sitar territory. Can anyone suggest something?

    It’s a jaguar bridge
     
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  2. shupe13

    shupe13 Tele-Meister

    384
    Mar 18, 2010
    Greenfield, IN
    Small amount of clear fingernail polish.
     

  3. dlew919

    dlew919 Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2012
    Sydney
    On the screw? On top of the screw? (I am not confident in doing things like this, so please excuse my pushing for more info).
     
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  4. shupe13

    shupe13 Tele-Meister

    384
    Mar 18, 2010
    Greenfield, IN
    Set the saddle to the the proper height then apply a small (very little) amount to the top of the screw and saddle. When it dries, it won't go anywhere. Just don't go crazy with it.
     

  5. dlew919

    dlew919 Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2012
    Sydney
    Thank you so much. I’ll try it.
     
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  6. shupe13

    shupe13 Tele-Meister

    384
    Mar 18, 2010
    Greenfield, IN
    Give us an update later on
     
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  7. dlew919

    dlew919 Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2012
    Sydney
    Will do.
     

  8. Mr Scallywag

    Mr Scallywag Tele-Holic

    706
    Apr 15, 2016
    Australia
    This problem aside, how do you like the guitar?

    I'm selling my Gretsch Pro Jet because it doesn't feel quite right but i love the filtertrons, and I have an SH Tele which is great, but I figure the Cab is the best of both worlds. Also frees up a bit of wall space for another guitar. That's my way of thinking anyway.
     
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  9. trev333

    trev333 Telefied Ad Free Member

    I set my saddle heights. then flip the guitar and dab nail polish on the threads under the saddles... that way you don't fill the screw heads with goop... and the screws can't back out (up) lowering the saddle.....

    a bit more fiddly, but neater and out of sight ..... especially if you run out of clear polish and use another shade...:D
     
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  10. ebb soul

    ebb soul Poster Extraordinaire

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    Jun 7, 2016
    Smyrna georgia
    Thread lock on the threads, autozone.
    Nylon plumbers tape, home depot.
     
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  11. dlew919

    dlew919 Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2012
    Sydney
    I love it. The pickups are great, the bigsby is terrific. I own two other guitars a gretsch 5420t and a telecaster deluxe Nashville. This one is like both of them combined.
     
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