Broad'Tron screw problem

Discussion in 'Streamliner Gretsch Forum' started by Paul Kemper, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. Paul Kemper

    Paul Kemper Newbie

    Feb 14, 2021
    Sonora, CA
    I'm the new owner of a G2655 Streamliner and loving it but I wanted to adjust the pole screws of a rather hot "A" string. I fitted the proper size screwdriver to the Broad'Tron screws but found them (all of them) reluctant to turn in either direction. Obviously I don't want to apply too much torque and end up stripping them.

    So, is this abnormal? Anyone else experience this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. Tele295

    Tele295 Country Gent

    I have experienced this too
  3. MrWookiee

    MrWookiee Gretschie

    Jun 17, 2020
    SoCal, USA
    They can be a little snug due to the wax potting inside the pickup. Nasty stuff! If you're that worried you could probably hit them with a hair dryer but don't get too crazy with the heat.
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  4. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Maybe heat up the screw with a soldering iron, but be very, very careful.
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  5. mschafft

    mschafft Synchromatic

    Jan 19, 2017
    Using the right screwdriver size makes all the difference. Hope that helps.
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2021
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