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by vjmanzo
Mon May 02, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: Announcements and News
Topic: New and Improved Search Functionality
Replies: 0
Views: 115

New and Improved Search Functionality

Hey everyone—we've made some improvements to the way searches happen on the site by also improving the way posts are indexed. Hopefully, you never had a meh experience with the search feature before, but, if you did, it should now be snappier and yield better results. I'll also draw attention to som...
by vjmanzo
Sun Dec 12, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Fly
Topic: loose tremolo arm (pre refined fly classic)
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: loose tremolo arm (pre refined fly classic)

The bottom part of the pre-refined bushing is a threaded part the screws onto the larger part; make sure it’s tight on the larger part of the bushing, maybe? You’d have to turn it.

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by vjmanzo
Tue Sep 07, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Fly
Topic: bridge posts issue - need some advice
Replies: 18
Views: 4145

Re: bridge posts issue - need some advice

Hey igor , Marc, and everyone reading this: I’ve pinged Ken Parker on this issue and asked him to write something in Ken’s Corner . I’ll be speaking with him this Friday and I’ll mention this issue again if he hasn’t responded by then. 👍🏻 I know that the NiteFly bridge bushings are glued in, so, if ...
by vjmanzo
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Adaptated Parts, Mods & Projects
Topic: DIY Hex Whammy Bar
Replies: 2
Views: 2788

DIY Hex Whammy Bar

Posting on behalf of @TheGrail: a DIY guide for Fly vibrato arms:

Parker Hex Whammy Bar DIY Guide

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by vjmanzo
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Info and FAQs about Fly Guitars
Topic: New to Parkers or to this Forum?? READ THIS FIRST
Replies: 0
Views: 19622

New to Parkers or to this Forum?? READ THIS FIRST

Welcome to the Fly Clone Project, a site dedicated to preserving information about the Parker Fly and other Parker Guitars. For more info on the Fly Clone Project, click here ; we are a research effort of the Electric Guitar Innovation Lab at WPI. Where to Start Nearly everything you need to know ab...
by vjmanzo
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Much Pull Up in Full Floating?
Replies: 8
Views: 3161

Re: How Much Pull Up in Full Floating?

It kinda depends on the string gauge you’re using and the angle of the spring, but you definitely don’t get the same range as, for example, on a Steinberger (in my experience).

This guide may be helpful. Let us know!

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by vjmanzo
Thu May 28, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Fly
Topic: String gauges and balanced tension sets
Replies: 3
Views: 2164

Re: String gauges and balanced tension sets

Hi rsdio ; I moved this thread to the Fly "Tech Talk" section as we might get better insights from others here than in the General Info section. Ned Steinberger has worked with our lab on a few projects related to his current work and we discussed the Trans Trem at length. You may know thi...
by vjmanzo
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Fly
Topic: 2000 Pre-Refined Trem arm falls out
Replies: 8
Views: 3682

Re: 2000 Pre-Refined Trem arm falls out

Hey all, I just discovered this forum and am VERY excited to be a part of it. Hi Bammbamm , welcome! Glad you’re here! Yes, jb63 ’s advice is right on; if for whatever reason you’re missing that set screw, I believe we have the correct replacement screw linked from the Anatomy of a Fly page. Vibrat...
by vjmanzo
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: General Info and FAQs about Fly Guitars
Topic: How the Fly Vibrato Bridge Works: Yet Another Guide to Setting up your Floating Bridge
Replies: 8
Views: 7423

How the Fly Vibrato Bridge Works: Yet Another Guide to Setting up your Floating Bridge

Hi everyone, I shared this information with some friends a short while ago, so I thought it might be helpful to share here as well: This post is intended to give an overview of how the Fly vibrato system works and provide one approach to setting it up; this a complement to a guide created by members...
by vjmanzo
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: General Info and FAQs about Fly Guitars
Topic: The Fly Leaning Bridge Posts Issue
Replies: 21
Views: 8737

The Fly Leaning Bridge Posts Issue

Reposting a helpful guide articulated wonderfully by billy for an uncommon but troublesome issue: billy's parker fly leaning post repair instructions.pdf As with any instrument, there are issues an owner may experience. Some issues that Parker Fly owners may experience are unique to the fly. This me...
by vjmanzo
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Fly
Topic: Blocking the Bridge of a Fly
Replies: 6
Views: 3785

Blocking the Bridge of a Fly

Hey everyone, In case anyone has similar interests in doing this, I got around to blocking the bridge of two of my Flys: bridgeblock.jpg It's an easy swap for the spring; just looses the wheel, pop the spring, and put this in. Here are the dimensions of the wood block: wooden-bridge-block.jpg And, i...