Setup recommendations 360/12

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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (collin) » Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:56 am

That's a little unusual for a Rick, but it all depends on the nut. Winding it down all the way on the post could be all it takes to solve the issue. The 1-degree or whatever from winding it down could have a big effect.
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (TBurst Std) » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:31 am

Thanks. Ended up redoing that string and all is good.
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (TBurst Std) » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:51 pm

Turns out I was misled during the sale. The strings given to me were not the same gauge. The low E was .046, the new pack had a .052. Ordered a new set of strings.
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (collin) » Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:53 pm

TBurst Std wrote:Turns out I was misled during the sale. The strings given to me were not the same gauge. The low E was .046, the new pack had a .052. Ordered a new set of strings.



Good call, a low .052 is way too heavy for a 12-string. Nice way to remove the neck from the body quickly though. :lol:
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (jps) » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:02 pm

TBurst Std wrote:Turns out I was misled during the sale.

Were you misled deliberately? That's how I would perceive your word, misled.
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (TBurst Std) » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:11 pm

No , maybe misinformed. The guy who sold it to me was doing it for his wife's friend. She was a recent widow and knew her friend's husband knew something about guitars. It was communicated that the 2 sets of Curt Magans in the case were the same as what were on the guitar.
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (jps) » Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:31 am

Okay, no big deal. Strings are cheap. :)
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (TBurst Std) » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:03 am

Still looking for recommendations on starting measurements for relief and action.
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Re: Setup recommendations 360/12

Postby (jps) » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:21 am

TBurst Std wrote:Still looking for recommendations on starting measurements for relief and action.

You can set a Rick up just like any other guitar, there is nothing special, magical, or different about them compared to any other instrument. Besides, setups and measurements are a very personal thing so do what you usually do for any other instrument you own and adjust from there to your own liking.
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