Do you remove the trem cover on your Strat?

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Do you remove the trem cover on your Strat?

YES it improves the amplified tone.
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NO it makes no difference.
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Yes I remove it to make string changes easier.
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Re: Do you remove the trem cover on your Strat?

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blackstratblues wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 8:31 am My EJ strats all came without one as per artist spec :angel:
Was going to ask you and this reminded me.... what string gauge to you use on your Strats?
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I leave them on. Helps stop me from palm muting and accidentally playing teh brootz on my vintage strat.
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kdawg2a wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 10:05 am OIP (8).jpeg
I leave them on. Helps stop me from palm muting and accidentally playing teh brootz on my vintage strat.
Fair point, I should have said "Trem Spring Cover"!
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kdawg2a wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 10:05 am OIP (8).jpeg
I leave them on. Helps stop me from palm muting and accidentally playing teh brootz on my vintage strat.
So then what do you use for an ashtray? :think:
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Miza wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 10:41 am
kdawg2a wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 10:05 am OIP (8).jpeg
I leave them on. Helps stop me from palm muting and accidentally playing teh brootz on my vintage strat.
So then what do you use for an ashtray? :think:
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This is the one next to my bed that has unwashed stained yellow sheets.
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Your honey trap for homeless people for your bum fights video series has been uncovered finally I see!
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MikeC wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 8:44 am
Was going to ask you and this reminded me.... what string gauge to you use on your Strats?
10-46 in Standard tuning and 11-49 for Eb. D'Addario EXL110 and EXL115 basically.

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jeremyb wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 1:25 pm Your honey trap for homeless people for your bum fights video series has been uncovered finally I see!
Wasn't that how we first met? Or was it that necro porn shoot we did together?
The band I'm currently in practices at the drummers house. He's 40, lives alone and has that whole overflowing ashtray, yellowed sheets, cockroaches vibe going on. It's fucking disgusting and needless to say I touch NOTHING in his house.
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kdawg2a wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 2:33 pm
jeremyb wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 1:25 pm Your honey trap for homeless people for your bum fights video series has been uncovered finally I see!
Wasn't that how we first met? Or was it that necro porn shoot we did together?
The band I'm currently in practices at the drummers house. He's 40, lives alone and has that whole overflowing ashtray, yellowed sheets, cockroaches vibe going on. It's fucking disgusting and needless to say I touch NOTHING in his house.
Oh yeah definitely the necro thing, was fun having that part time job in the funeral home!

And that is so gross, yuck.
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Re: Do you remove the trem cover on your Strat?

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Purely in the pursuit of knowledge this is a genuine question for those that selected "YES it improves the amplified tone".
To your ear in what way did the tone improve?
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