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Super V Finally came Pics!!!!!

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by 440camaro, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. 440camaro

    440camaro Strat-Talk Member Gold Member

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  2. Boognish

    Boognish Senior Stratmaster

    Jan 31, 2011
    Austin
    I'm getting my strat back together and I've been looking at these for a while. Let me know what you think of them. I may pull the trigger.
     
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  3. smithstrato

    smithstrato Senior Stratmaster

    Aug 25, 2013
    Para Para
    Nice set up, clean look. +1 EMGs... Do you have locking tuners?
     
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  4. possumkiller

    possumkiller Strat-Talk Member

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    Aug 3, 2010
    Texas
    I get the two mounting screw thing but what's up with the huge groove in the base plate?
     
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  5. Strats4me

    Strats4me Senior Stratmaster

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    Feb 17, 2014
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    always interested in that setup...thanks for posting
     
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  6. Mike Stone

    Mike Stone Strat-Talk Member

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    It's a piece of flexible sheet metal. When you rock the trem the sheet is bent. According the super Vee it's for tuning stability and better durability.
     
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  7. 440camaro

    440camaro Strat-Talk Member Gold Member

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    Do it you will not regret it in my opinion best tremlo on the
    Exactly! I was after the sustain and let me tell u this is now the loudest guitar acousticly have ever owned it was pretty loud before this picked up a great deal of volume on the higher strings higher up the fretboard where most guitars normally die out. I literally want to buy another guitar just as an excuse to get another super v
     

  8. 440camaro

    440camaro Strat-Talk Member Gold Member

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    No I do not have locking tuners yet I have some coming from stewmac I literally just bolted this on last night the guitar is also newly acquired it's a new unplayed hsh from 2006
     
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  9. Andy Wright

    Andy Wright Strat-Talker

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    So I have one of these super V’s on my strat? Do you think the trem bar sits very close to the strat. It’s borderline unusable for me. I am using a fender brand trem bar, could that be the issue?
     

  10. 440camaro

    440camaro Strat-Talk Member Gold Member

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    That's a great question Andy I'll have to look into this I'm getting mine set up this afternoon hopefully if everything works out alright I have it close but it's just not perfect I'll let my guitar tech see what he thinks mine came with one supplied I'm going to have it floated it's floating right now I'm getting about a half step so it's close post a picture of yours if you can I want to see what you're talking about
     

  11. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Very cool guitar. I love that color.

    Those Super V's are a very interesting trem design. How is the tuning stability?
     

  12. 440camaro

    440camaro Strat-Talk Member Gold Member

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    Outstanding you need locking tuners though
     

  13. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    Jan 8, 2016
    philadelphia
    I have been thinking about getting one of these for my strat.
    My bridge is the 2 point (post) type, on an American deluxe.
    Did everything line up for you when you installed it?
    String spacing, intonation etc?

    Honestly, the factory bridge works great on my guitar , but still, I'm a sucker for shiny new parts lol.

    Seriously though , when the knife edges are worn thru, and it's time to replace the bridge, I'm looking for the super v.
     
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  14. DickBanks

    DickBanks Strat-Talker

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    Those things just look better and better as they refine. Mine is an older model, on my MIM strat. Amazing increase in sustain--some players buy them and block them. They also stay in tune very well.

    And I have to say your photography skills are also excellent.

    Congrats!
     
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  15. smithstrato

    smithstrato Senior Stratmaster

    Aug 25, 2013
    Para Para
    Should be bullet proof after the tuners.
    Really diggin that color . Beautiful guitar
     
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  16. bassetman

    bassetman Strat-Talker Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Looks great.
     
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  17. Ronkirn

    Ronkirn Senior Stratmaster

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    May 26, 2006
    Jacksonville, FL
    the primary feature of the super v is in the way the motion is supported.. by the spring steel.. there are no "pivots". thus there is no "lag" as the moment of inertia is overcome when engaging the tremolo...

    by that i mean it doesn't matter what kind of pivot is used for a tremolo, when it is used the initial action has to overcome the momentary higher "friction" at the point of contact with the pivot... that is momentarily higher than the action required to continue the motion.. it's only a micro second.. but some can detect it. The super V is not so encumbered.. Kinda like turbocharger lag in a sports car...

    This is one of those things that is actually measurably "better" than conventional pivot points.

    Or it's a damn nice tremolo unit...

    rk
     

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  19. 440camaro

    440camaro Strat-Talk Member Gold Member

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