Fly Output Jack Tightening Tool

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Fly Output Jack Tightening Tool

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Hi everyone,

We're in the process of machining some jack tightening tools like this to make them available:
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A wrench like this—known as a pin spanner—can be used to tighten the top portion of the output jack while preventing the barrel of the jack from rotating. The early Fly jack is a cool design, but rotating the jack can tear the delicate flex PCB cable inside the guitar. :oops:

We've 3D printed some parts that work well, so we're now in the process of machining a small batch! More info soon! Here's what the print looks like while tightening the Fly jack:
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This is great!
I have successfully used a big paper clip for this purpose.
No matter - paper clip or fancy tool - one must hold the inside portion of the jack to avoid tearing of the flex cable.
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Awesome!
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Definitely interested in one when you have them ready. Thanks!
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Nice!

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I too am interested in this output jack tool TOO!
Let me know IF/WHEN they become available...
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Very interested in picking up one of these. Any progress? Thanks in advance from a new Parker owner.
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Any update on this? 8-)
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Hi Greg—there are a few smaller projects like this wrench, vibrato arms, arm bushings, etc. that are in development and still something we intend to produce, but have taken a backseat to some of the larger FC projects.
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Dear all -

Any news on this item? I'd love to get one if at all possible.... If you happen to have a STL for this?

Igor
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