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    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Boston, MA
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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffshreds View Post
    Is this an issue where I need to file the nut down to get the strings deeper into the grooves or should I replace the nut?
    Perhaps a low profile/lower pole height tuning head would solve it? Is the headstock flat, or does it tilt back?

    You could also install a FR string retainer that would change the string angle coming off of the nut:

    https://www.amazon.com/Floyd-Rose-St...dp/B00MET7S6O/

    I'm not a luthier though so there are probably more correct ways of fixing this.

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    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Woodbridge, VA
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    The nut slots probably need to be a tad deeper. Cool looking guitar, though.

    Also, the ergonomics of Jackson Vs are very different from Gibson-style ones. Even Crooks' 24.75" KV2T has my hands sitting in a different place than Gibson's Vs do.

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