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Old August 30th, 2012, 01:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can I convert my pop-in arm trem to a screw-in arm trem by changing the block?

I have this trem from GFS: http://

Can't stand the pop-in arm and I want to replace it with a screw in one. Can this be accomplished by changing the block to a block that accommodates a screw in arm? Or would I have to replace the baseplate as well (in which case I'd just buy a new unit)?

Also, does anyone know the string spacing on the model that I linked to? I remember it being something other than 2 7/32 but I'm not sure...


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Old September 3rd, 2012, 08:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I believe so, if you get the right one. Call them up and ask them. Jay or Dave will tell you for sure.
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Old September 3rd, 2012, 09:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes...start here to find the measurements for your guitar. Their replacements are some of the most expensive but they are top of the line.
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