RG350dxwh whammy bar difficulties

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StevieRayVai
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Hey Everyone,

Just got my new RG350dxwh. Its amazing, love everything about it except that the whammy bar seems to fall out a lot. I dont want to be playing live and have this happening. Anyone have any suggestions? I was thinking maybe some lock-tight might work dispite the fact that this type of whammy doesnt actually screw in like my stratocaster. Thanks!
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someone suggested it in this site
but wrap a bit of plastic wrap around the end and it should be a little more snug..
you could try getting a new bar for $10-20
it may have a bigger peice of plastic to make it less loose

i just bought one and had a sustainer put into it (and put way more than the guitar cost into it)

in fact when i got it the guitars nut wasnt even screwed in..
taking off the neck messed up the truss rod but it just needed a good set up...

i had a lot of excess noise from the bridge while using the bar...but with a handfull of tissues in the cavity under the backplate its all fine
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I use a doubleed over piece of paper inbetween the bar and the hole, works a treat, more layers of paper=stiffer bar :D
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Thanks for the advice guys! I will definetely do that tonight!
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i'm under the impression that whammy bars on the rg350 suck quite badly :?
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No. They dont at all.
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well, we have different experiences.. mine does :D
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Its a shame because its such an amazing guitar otherwise, im doing the paper thing as we speak, and then testing plastic wrap.
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have patience with the paper, you have to do it right and just have some patience, takes me a few minutes but i havent had to change it in ages, the bar is still stiff as id like it to be, just experiment with how you put the bits of paper in.
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