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Loss Of Sustain On My Variax 500


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#1 jarsetfree

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 04:40 PM

I have owned my variax or several years, I have just changed my strings like any other time in the past and it seems that I have about 2 or 3 seconds of sustain. I have alawys ran it thur my pod xt live with no problems. I have even tryed reinstalling the firmware , and still no sustain . any sugetions?  Jerry


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#2 GilmourD

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 03:27 AM

Are your saddles high enough that they're perfectly parallel to the body or angled upwards or are they angled downwards?

If angled downwards the string may not be in contact with much of the piezo. The fix for that is to shim your neck slightly and the your action and intonation.
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#3 jarsetfree

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 12:02 PM

I'l check it out . And thanks for your help


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 08:50 AM

Yes That did it ! Thank you   Jerry


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#5 GilmourD

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 11:28 AM

No prob. Glad I could help. :)


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