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    US Tremonti Tremolo Height?? Example Pic

    I had it setup by a local PRS dealer and he spent alot of time on it and it plays great. But is the tremolo to high? I have 3 springs in the back, and using 10-46 string size. Let me know what you guys think



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    PRS recommended spec is 1/16 of an inch off the body, roughly parallel to the top. I would say you're probably pretty close, but you have some room to bring it down.
    -I'm no expert, but it seems to work and I haven't electrocuted myself yet. Which is pretty much the standard I live by.

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    The bridge should be 1/16" off of the body. That looks like the back end is higher than the front. But if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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    On other PRSi, the trems should float, and when pushed back against the body (similar to lifting/pulling up the trem arm), the low E should go up about 1(one) full step...to F#.
    Are Tremonti's different??

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    Yes - the trem cavity is carved out so you can pull up more than that.

    I'll get a shot of mine later today for comparison purposes. Not because I just want to whip it out...
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    Here you go...



    Bill - you can see how the trem is uprooted here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alantig View Post
    Here you go...



    Bill - you can see how the trem is uprooted here.

    Aw yeah...doh...I'd seen that before on your earlier pics...damn nice Tremontis, boys...Thanks.
    Huge fan of Greens!!! Didn't the old studios (HSS) have up-routing, too??

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