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Upon flipping my new LP's selector to rhythm - the toggle hits the ring and within 10 seconds flips to the middle :-(

ytakbob

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Whats best place to start looking for cause?

I dont "want" to start swapping out parts yet or chewing off wood to reduce thickness. not at $2700 !
 
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Whats best place to start looking for cause?

I dont "want" to start swapping out parts yet or chewing off wood to reduce thickness. not at $2700 !

I'm guessing you've got a poker chip on there? I'll bet you an easy fix is to remove it. I had the exact same symptom once. Tried shaving down the poker chip a little bit but eventually just removed it.
 

Strings Jr.

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Remove the toggle switch backplate.
Holding the guitar in the playing position, apply slight down-pressure on the toggle where the insulating pieces are, as if you are trying to move the toggle to the center of the route.
You just fixed it.
 

Nifty

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LOL mine does this too. Randomly. I'm going to revisit this with the suggestions here tonight.
 

CK6

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I'm guessing you've got a poker chip on there? I'll bet you an easy fix is to remove it. I had the exact same symptom once. Tried shaving down the poker chip a little bit but eventually just removed it.
No need to shave anything!!!!!

just make sure that the toggle switch is centred in the hole. If it is not, it will hit the edge either on the top or bottom of the switch and cause it to spring to the middle position.
 
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