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How to fix a wobbly whammy bar (Guitar Lesson GG-012) How to play


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Justin's completely Free Guitar Lessons. Guitar Gear Review GG-012.

In this short video I show you a wonderful invention called PTFE Tape (Plumbers Tape) which you can simply and easily use to stop you whammy bar from rattling. My strats have always had this problem and I can't believe it's taken 20 years to find the answer - which is why I made this little vid. Hope it sorts it for you too.

This problem had bothered me for years and BIG THANKS to all the wonderful people on twitter who told me about this remedy. :) Cheers.

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Taught by Justin Sandercoe.

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