Need some help here......

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Strat God, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Strat God

    Strat God Tele-Meister

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    Maybe someone can help me out - I have a 6 saddle bridge on one of my teles and one of the height adjust Allen screws keeps unscrewing as I play....which means it comes up about an 8th of an inch from the bridge while I'm playing.
    Anyone have a fix for this to keep it locked like the rest? Thx.
     
  2. AndyLowry

    AndyLowry Friend of Leo's

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    It's time to invest in some Loctite.
     
  3. marsh99

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    I'm guessing people will say they've used a little loctite to hold the screw in place. Not an issue I've had before myself....
     
  4. Strat God

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    I'll try some locktite.....thx.
     
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    xtrajerry Doctor of Teleocity

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    If there I clear nail polish in the house a drop will do the trick.
     
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    Telenator Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

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    Also check that the offending height adjustment screw is the correct size. They sometimes get mixed up, even at the factory.

    Nail polish works great. And it's "serviceable."
     
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    Ronkirn Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

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    take a pair of pliers and gently crunch the screws.. it will deform the threads just enough to allow for a snug fit...

    Ron Kirn
     
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    73Fender Friend of Leo's

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    If you go the lok tite route, get non permanent, the blue one I believe, red is permanent from what I recall.
     
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    Purple is even better for this (weaker).
     
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