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  1. Log a support ticket. Older product like that might be oxidized solder point or loose internal connection. Check with Line 6 Support.
  2. Yes,... silverhead is tech and knows these things.
  3. As I recall, the Parker Fly Mr Belew uses, has an early Variax 500 or 700 Electric processor board in it, so JTV (Standard and Shuriken) which use a different newer processor board, might not be compatible.
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  5. brue58ski,... pretty much. Other complications would be that 89F is a tremolo bridge and the way it's mounted. Have not seen a successful function of a GK-3 on an 89F yet. Couple of 69's (tremolo bridge) and a number of 59's (fixed bridge). Would be interesting to hear how this one turns out. Good luck.
  6. silverhead,... looks like a Standard head stock, the Standards are made at a Yamaha plant in Indonesia. Guess you forgot? Serial numbers start with "Y". Was a collaboration project between Line 6 and Yamaha back in 2015. PierM,... Standards are not decal-ed, JTV and Shuriken is. These are special stamped. Good guess though. Purchased on Reverb, eBay, other online??? There would be a record of the seller somewhere in the system. Knock off,... no. Stolen,... possibility. This would have to be sanded off. Ultraviolet or infrared might bring out the number better. There is a batch number under the mounting of the neck, but it won't help much in narrowing down the S# beyond knowing the build year.
  7. Your welcome. It's what I'm here for.
  8. "Why not? What are the possible issues? " --- Too many for me to get into. Being out of warranty,... would be at your own risk. And if it ended up on my repair bench,... an unsupported mod, I would have to send it back untouched, as they only pay me to work on our product and not someone else's accessory devices (Roland, in this case).
  10. Don't go there, these are not designed to handle modifications like that.
  11. It can be battery, old oxidized solder point, failing selector encoder. Should be properly gone over by a Line 6 authorized tech, it won't be a customer self repair.
  12. Sounds like it's time for servicing at an authorized service center.
  13. DO NOT use oil. Not fused to saddle, part of it is string tension. This is not a DIY operation, and set-up on one of these is not like doing a Strat or some other generic passive electronic guitar. Should be done by a tech with experience with this guitar. Certain quirks that make all the difference. Will save time, expense and a lot of grief in the end. Li-Ion batteries are trickling out there. Can only get so many at a time,... some shipping safety thing in regards to large quantities of Li-Ion's. So it's limited shipments at a time. But they shipping. Don't know the ETA's, it keeps changing with logistic bottle necks. Keeping checking in with Yamaha Canada.
  14. Some 2023 Standards are starting to make their way out there.
  15. Best to take it to an a Line 6 authorized service center near you and have them check and adjust the set-up, including intonation. Magnetic pick-ups need to be set correctly as well to avoid pick-up to piezo interactions in model mode. An authorized tech will know how to do that. Use the mini pull down menu for centers that do guitars.
  16. Double check the computer OS compatibility in the Downloads page, for the original Workbench application.
  17. Register your product, then log a support ticket. There are three, maybe four things it could be. None of which are self repairable.
  18. What silverhead said,... insulation material. Get with your local authorized service center and have them deal with it.
  19. It's modeling, best to use the speakers it was modeled for,... use the G12P-80's or Celestion's closest present day equal.
  20. Online markets have them here in the US. Whether or not they ship cross border to Canada will be the question. There is product out there. Also check with the Facebook Variax page,... buying, selling and swapping is done there from time to time, with permission and okays from the Admins of the page.
  21. What silverhead said. I the piece magnetic?
  22. Could be the switch (solder point, failing micro switch), could be the bridge pick-up, or a solder point. Should be troubleshooted by a tech that knows and has experience with the product. Parts from Full Compass should be good. Update to that prior post,... it's been 15-1/2 plus years here and 2,800-ish plus Variaxes later,... best approximation.
  23. Early 2011 build. There are about four different reasons for it to fail like that. Check with the authorized service center in your area. Have them check it out. Custom Audio Mutation Servicing: Electronics,Guitars 2036 18th St. SW Akron, Ohio, 44314 234-788-6141 If they want to consult me further, they can.
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