Vader Nut Issues (tuning)

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Vader Nut Issues (tuning)

Postby Jeffjwnz » Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:39 pm

Hi, this is my first vader and the high e string falls out of tune on bends constantly. I think the issue is that the nut bolt isn't fitting snug against the socket on the inside. I've tried using different nut screws from the other strings and it still has the issue. I keep tightening and tightening the string until but I'm pretty sure it isn't holding snug even though its very torqued.

Any threads on replacing the entire headpiece, or if there an easy fix (i.e. putting something in the bottom of the hole)?

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Re: Vader Nut Issues (tuning)

Postby arahobob » Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:23 pm

Contact Kiesel's customer service - sounds like a warranty issue.

What gauge is your high E? I use 10s w/ no issues whatsoever.
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Re: Vader Nut Issues (tuning)

Postby TheaterOfTheme » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:41 pm

I bought a used Vader V8 form guitar center that did a similar thing at the D-string. I took it back, ultimately. It shouldn't be a problem, though. Hopefully you are the original owner to take advantage of the warranty.

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