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  1. Mike Furlong liked DEXTER74's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    I did try that but it only seemed to work during a full moon. So I asked EJ about it and he said that was normal and not to worry. ;)...

    Oct 25, 2021 at 6:30 AM
  2. Mike Furlong liked neandrewthal's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    I am very interested in your screws but do they work on 11 screw pickguards?

    Oct 25, 2021 at 6:30 AM
  3. Mike Furlong liked Antstrat's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    Garage door springs have THE best tone and sustain :thumb:

    Oct 25, 2021 at 6:29 AM
  4. Mike Furlong liked ThreeChordWonder's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    Working outwards from the middle works well enough, but remember you'll need a left handed screwdriver for the reversed polarity ones.

    Oct 25, 2021 at 6:29 AM
  5. Mike Furlong liked ThreeChordWonder's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    ^ Yes. You use 5 left handed ones, 5 right handed ones, and a six inch nail.

    Oct 25, 2021 at 6:28 AM
  6. Mike Furlong replied to the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    That only applies if you tighten them with a torque-wrench diagonally across the scratchplate. Just like you would with the cylinder...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 10:06 AM
  7. Mike Furlong liked ThreeChordWonder's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    Wanna buy some reverse wound pickguard screws? Mix them 50/50 with the regular type and they're hum canceling....

    Oct 24, 2021 at 10:02 AM
  8. Mike Furlong liked Antstrat's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    Yup :thumb:

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:57 AM
  9. Mike Furlong liked cmm71's post in the thread Strat tremolo springs preferences?.

    This will be a contentious thread. Some will say a spring is a spring, others will say they can hear and feel the difference. Others...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:56 AM
  10. Mike Furlong replied to the thread Greetings from Sam.

    Welcome from "The Leafy Chilterns". Lots to learn here. I grew up in your area and used to be a regular at The Eel Pie Island and the...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 10:55 AM
  11. Mike Furlong liked samlan's post in the thread Greetings from Sam.

    just stumbled (googled) across this forum. Looks good :-)

    Oct 23, 2021 at 10:44 AM
  12. Mike Furlong replied to the thread MIJ Stratocaster Value in late 2021.

    He's the man with a shed load of knowledge:thumb:

    Oct 23, 2021 at 10:43 AM
  13. Mike Furlong liked rzapol1's post in the thread MIJ Stratocaster Value in late 2021.

    Thanks for the feedback! And especially your willingness to set a relatively firm idea of where prices should be!

    Oct 23, 2021 at 10:41 AM
  14. Mike Furlong liked Guitarmageddon's post in the thread MIJ Stratocaster Value in late 2021.

    Welcome to the minefield that is Fender Japan products in 2021 after the pandemic.....it was crazy before.....but now, insane.... NO,...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 10:41 AM
  15. Mike Furlong liked Bowmap's post in the thread Hotel coffee.

    I don't accept phone calls before 10AM. I need a full load of caffeine on board before my brain and talk are in synch. EDIT: I have...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 10:33 AM