MetalTabs.com - your source for Metal tabs
Home Forum What's New Submit a Tab FAQ Links Contact Us Link to Us


Go Back   MetalTabs.com Forum > Musicians > Guitar Zone
User Name
Password


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 2008-08-09, 12:58
Auyard Auyard is offline
Senior Metalhead
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 216
Ibanez V-Blade Complications

So, I have the Ibanez Vbt700 (V-blade) and no matter what it seems what ever string gauge I string it in doesn't correspond with the correct tuning...let me explain further. I have two identical set of (i think) 13-62. One is strung on the V-blade tuned to D standard and the strings are slightly floppy. I like the strings to be really tight. The other set is on another guitar tuned to B and the strings are tight and basically perfect. What could fix the V-blade. It's depressing that I have such thick strings on it to tune to D. Could possibly raising the bridge help fix that or what?
__________________
Pm me if you live near/in southern Delaware
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 2008-08-12, 17:40
guitar_demon's Avatar
guitar_demon guitar_demon is offline
MotörCat
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: &#26132&#26132
Posts: 7,547
Send a message via AIM to guitar_demon Send a message via MSN to guitar_demon
what kind of bridge? have you messed with that to see if something happens? also can you try another vblade to see if its all of them or just yours
__________________
POW MIA NEVER FORGOTTEN
no one can tell you to turn down your amp unless they're of higher skill or in your band
Why not make shit up as we go-fox
Ok. You're literate, intelligent and funny-FBS

"Calm down, Edgar back in your cage"-far beyond sane
"you suck the cat-avatar-guy doesnt"-The Doc
Now My Legacy Shall Live Forever!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 2008-08-12, 21:03
7-string warlord's Avatar
7-string warlord 7-string warlord is offline
Post-whore
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Emory, Texas
Posts: 1,280
That is weird as shit...I never thought a bridge could really affect string tension so much....even if it was a short scale or something....13's in D should never be loose....


I use 11's for D...because I like my strings tight.....weird.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Paddy
Man oh man I'm in the mood for some meat right about now, so much so that I don't even care how implicitly gay this sentence is.

Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 2008-08-12, 23:31
PantericA's Avatar
PantericA PantericA is offline
Post-whore
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Manitoba Canada
Posts: 1,107
yea 13's for D is overkill man. you shouldnt need that heavy of strings for D
__________________
fuck i love peaches!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 2008-08-13, 13:38
Auyard Auyard is offline
Senior Metalhead
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 216
Quote:
Originally Posted by PantericA
yea 13's for D is overkill man. you shouldnt need that heavy of strings for D


Thats the problem.

It's a Gibralter 'custom bridge' or something along the lines of that. I've never seen another V-blade in person so not sure. I just put another new set of strings on it and I would hate to throw them away to mess with the bridge to see if thats the problem but looks like I'm going to have to.
__________________
Pm me if you live near/in southern Delaware
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 2008-08-17, 16:11
Slabbefusk's Avatar
Slabbefusk Slabbefusk is offline
FUCKING HOFF-STYLE!!!!!!!
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Sweden
Posts: 2,550
If your intonation is off it will affect the tension in the strings. So check your intonation!
__________________
When faced with a difficult situation, Jesus asks himself, "What would Chuck Norris do?"
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:52.


========

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer
Copyright © 2001-2009 MetalTabs.com. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2009, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.