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RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Tortex_CRO » Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:33 am

Hi. I have this Yamaha RM-Pro tremolo on my Yamaha RGX612A, so does anybody know purpose of this part?
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And I need to buy a new tremolo arm because this one easy turns out. I'm not sure is this original arm. It looks like this... flat arm 5,5 mm. So, if somebody have or know what dimension of original arm is, it will be very helpful
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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Buzzard » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:41 pm

:idea: Looks like some kind of adjustment knob, possibly locking or limiting bridge movement :?:

:idea: Tremolo arm available here: http://www.fretsonthenet.com/yamaha%20t ... 20bars.htm :idea:

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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Tortex_CRO » Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:47 am

Niceeee... Thank you! Help a lot! ((i))


Guitar:
Schecter Blackjack C1 ATX, Yamaha RGX612A, Yamaha RGX421DM, Kramer Pacer Custom II, Kramer 620, Ibanez AEW4012AS-NT, Stagg acoustic g.
ENGL Powerball + ENGL box 4x12" (Greenbacks)
G Lab GSC - Ibanez FL9 - Ibanez CS9 - Rothwell Love Squeeze - Digitech Digidelay - MXR Noise Clamp - MXR Phase 90 - MXR EVH Wah - TC Hall Of Fame - TC Polytune 2

Bass:
Ibanez Roadstar II Deluxe RB924
Trace Elliot GP7 + Hartke 2.5XL, Trace Elliot 4001 + Trace Elliot 4x10" box
Digitech BP8
Drums:
Tama Superstar (1976) 12,13,16,22"
Millenium PDR5004 rack
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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Tortex_CRO » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:38 pm

I order tremolo arm from site that Buzzard link, and it fits perfect. Its not a same color rest of guitar hardware, but who cares :)


Guitar:
Schecter Blackjack C1 ATX, Yamaha RGX612A, Yamaha RGX421DM, Kramer Pacer Custom II, Kramer 620, Ibanez AEW4012AS-NT, Stagg acoustic g.
ENGL Powerball + ENGL box 4x12" (Greenbacks)
G Lab GSC - Ibanez FL9 - Ibanez CS9 - Rothwell Love Squeeze - Digitech Digidelay - MXR Noise Clamp - MXR Phase 90 - MXR EVH Wah - TC Hall Of Fame - TC Polytune 2

Bass:
Ibanez Roadstar II Deluxe RB924
Trace Elliot GP7 + Hartke 2.5XL, Trace Elliot 4001 + Trace Elliot 4x10" box
Digitech BP8
Drums:
Tama Superstar (1976) 12,13,16,22"
Millenium PDR5004 rack
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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Saul » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:57 pm

Thanks for letting us know. Good result :)


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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby jeff-carolina » Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:19 pm

According to manual, this knob gets adjusted last after string change setup. Run down till snug and this prevents other strings from going out of tune if a string breaks. I can't verify this keeps others in tune, but it does appear it limits how far springs can pull on remaining strings.
Nice guitar by the way!!


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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Tortex_CRO » Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:29 pm

Saul wrote:Thanks for letting us know. Good result :)


28$ + shipping is only little bit expensive. I pay this arm 40$, whole guitar was 400$... :/:


Guitar:
Schecter Blackjack C1 ATX, Yamaha RGX612A, Yamaha RGX421DM, Kramer Pacer Custom II, Kramer 620, Ibanez AEW4012AS-NT, Stagg acoustic g.
ENGL Powerball + ENGL box 4x12" (Greenbacks)
G Lab GSC - Ibanez FL9 - Ibanez CS9 - Rothwell Love Squeeze - Digitech Digidelay - MXR Noise Clamp - MXR Phase 90 - MXR EVH Wah - TC Hall Of Fame - TC Polytune 2

Bass:
Ibanez Roadstar II Deluxe RB924
Trace Elliot GP7 + Hartke 2.5XL, Trace Elliot 4001 + Trace Elliot 4x10" box
Digitech BP8
Drums:
Tama Superstar (1976) 12,13,16,22"
Millenium PDR5004 rack
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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Buzzard » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:32 pm

Tortex_CRO wrote:28$ + shipping is only little bit expensive. I pay this arm 40$, whole guitar was 400$... :/:

Yeah, Dave ain't cheap, but it's often faster to order from him, compared to searching high and low on the web.

Glad you're rocking again. :wink:

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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Tortex_CRO » Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:47 am

Buzzard wrote:
Tortex_CRO wrote:28$ + shipping is only little bit expensive. I pay this arm 40$, whole guitar was 400$... :/:

Yeah, Dave ain't cheap, but it's often faster to order from him, compared to searching high and low on the web.

Glad you're rocking again. :wink:

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But it's ok, you didn't buy tremolo arm every day... <->
Now guitar is complete and it makes me happy :lol:


Guitar:
Schecter Blackjack C1 ATX, Yamaha RGX612A, Yamaha RGX421DM, Kramer Pacer Custom II, Kramer 620, Ibanez AEW4012AS-NT, Stagg acoustic g.
ENGL Powerball + ENGL box 4x12" (Greenbacks)
G Lab GSC - Ibanez FL9 - Ibanez CS9 - Rothwell Love Squeeze - Digitech Digidelay - MXR Noise Clamp - MXR Phase 90 - MXR EVH Wah - TC Hall Of Fame - TC Polytune 2

Bass:
Ibanez Roadstar II Deluxe RB924
Trace Elliot GP7 + Hartke 2.5XL, Trace Elliot 4001 + Trace Elliot 4x10" box
Digitech BP8
Drums:
Tama Superstar (1976) 12,13,16,22"
Millenium PDR5004 rack
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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Krusty_47 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:19 pm

I just picked one of these up myself in pearl white. In not so great shape though for $55.00 as a project. Probably going to have to go to Frets on the Net to get some parts myself. Although, I am missing a bridge string lock so I'm going to have a set made in brass.

Great find for you! How do you like it so far?


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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Buzzard » Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:41 pm

Hi Krusty, Welcome to the Yamaha Forums. :D

Krusty_47 wrote:I just picked one of these up myself in pearl white.

What guitar did you get?
Pictures are welcome, before, during and after you've shined it up.

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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Krusty_47 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:04 pm

Buzzard wrote:Hi Krusty, Welcome to the Yamaha Forums. :D

Krusty_47 wrote:I just picked one of these up myself in pearl white.

What guitar did you get?
Pictures are welcome, before, during and after you've shined it up.

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I picked up a Yamaha RGX 612A for a local pawn shop. Not in the best shape. Missing some parts but I'm going to fix it up and probably be out for under 200 total investment. I'll post some picks when I have them.


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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Daviedawg » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:42 am

That will certainly be worth spending time and money on. The cream is really nice.

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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby jeff-carolina » Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:12 pm

The RGX-612A is definitely a nice guitar, and at a great price. Please do post pictures of the transformation.


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Re: RM-Pro tremolo question

Unread postby Buzzard » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:53 pm

Krusty_47 wrote:I picked up a Yamaha RGX 612A for a local pawn shop. Not in the best shape. Missing some parts but I'm going to fix it up and probably be out for under 200 total investment. I'll post some picks when I have them.


You got an RGX-612A for 55$ :?: Amazing :!: Even with some parts missing, it's a steal. 8) Congrats 8)

This guitar really deserves it's own post, showing pics before, during and after. :D

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