Yup. I wanted to like it. It looks a little cheap, but I don't care much about that as long as it does its job.
This Xiphos I bought was built 3 years ago. Whenever I bend a note (whether with my fingers or the bar), the trem will not return to zero unless I pull up on the bar.
So, I take the trem out and get a look at the knife edges. They're chipped like a crackwhore's tooth. There's just no saving them, and you can't replace them without replacing the whole trem.
3 years old. The Lo-pro on my 7620 is fucking 12 years old and doing fine. Yup, the Edge III sucks. Never thought I'd say it, but it deserves the following rating:
Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (SymbianOS/9.4; U; Series60/5.0 Nokia5800d-1b/40.2.005; Profile/MIDP-2.1 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 ) AppleWebKit/413 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/413)
Yup, like I said in the other thread: