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This instructable will show you how to fix a whammy bar that isn't springing back.

The same method will work with guitar hero 1 ,2 ,3 ,4's guitars (it will possibly work for Rock Band's guitar)

you will need:
1. small philips screwdriver
2. small 6 wing screwdriver (I'm not exactly sure what they're called)
3. a spring made of 1 millimeter wire that is at least as tall as the guitar if it's to tall then you can cut it to the size of the guitar and a 1/2 of an inch in diameter.
4.a hot glue gun
5. a broken whammy bar :)

why the whammy bar isn't springing back.
Ether the tiny piece of plastic is broken off of the whammy pars rotating axes ,the anchor could have broken off ,or the spring its self broke. Makes the Guitar sound really cruddy doesn't it?

Step 1: what you need

you will need:
1. small philips screwdriver
2. small 6 wing screwdriver (I'm not exactly sure what they're called)
3. a spring made of 1 millimeter wire that is at least as tall as the guitar if it's to tall then you can cut it to the size of the guitar and a 1/2 of an inch in diameter.
4. a hot glue gun
5. a broken whammy bar :)
Another super simple fix is to get a rubber band and but around the whammy bar and the strap nut on the end. It works amazingly and you don't have to take apart your guitar =D<br/>
Genius! now why didn't i think of that......? i ve already tried taking apart my GH2 'troller. I HAD to take out the little broken tab; it kept rattling every time i tilted! my problem was that i couldn't figure out a good replacement tab that would hold up to me slamming on it. W/ a rubber band, i can just keep popping 'em on. YAY!
Glad that helped =D<br/>
Plus you can adjust the amount of rubberbands to make it feel more realistic, or easier, depending on your preference.
I hate that the Whammy bar will slowly slide down, and even when you hold it up it makes the song sound weird.
i want my guitar to turn on...
maybe try changing the batteries. lol I cant do any thing about your broken gh controller.
its not the batteries
ok then go ether get it serviced or open it up and look for something wrong with it.
i got a new one
So? Try and get it working anyway, then you'll have two! =D<br/>
it is working...the new one is, but the old one isnt, and i think the old one broke because this watery stuff got in it when i was cleaning it
first view (w00t~!)
lol how much more off topic can you get?
egshenarf?
That much... >_>
How did you break it? And damn, lucky, I gotta wait for gh4 on 360, I can't have it till christmas :( Are the drums good? Oh and 5 stars =P.<br/>
MY DRUMS BROKE ON THE SECOND DAY!!!!! if you know any thing on how they work fix them your self there is an insructable for that. How I broke it. I was sitting down on the couch while the whammy bar got braced against my leg and my stomach it got squished a little and I heard a pop and it flopped down. the spring actually broke I don't know why.
Rockband is awesome!
This.... is about guitar hero... o.o
They do have a hole for the Wiimote in the back.
yup. but i wish it would go facing out the back so there wouldn't have to be a hole on the front.
They do it because they're nintendo and they're proud to play stupid-looking guitar hero controllers! =]<br/>
We ended up just using an elastic band hooked over the strap peg and the whammy bar, but yours definitely looks better.
i'm getting rock band 2 fo teh wii on christmas :D
cool have fun.
Thanks. I hear that the have a weekly song list update online! Good thing i have a routor :D
yeah they do.
Does this have anything to do with knex.>.<?
no I don't even remember putting in the knex tag.
lol:)

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