Floyd Rose Problems..
Khaos
Oct 24 2007, 12:14 AM
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Well, I'm really not sure where to post this, but hopefully the GMC board members can help me with this issue.

I've just restrung my guitar, and converted tunings from DGCFAD to EADGBE. I tightened the springs in the back to get my guitar back to E standard, but now, it seems that if I even touch my whammy bar. (A dive for instance) - everything will go flat (almost..), but if I even tap it away from the headstock, it will go back to being semi-in-tune....

If anyone has any help or advice, it would be greatly appreciated... Thank you.

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Oct 24 2007, 12:16 AM
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Your strings could be slipping because they are new.

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Oct 24 2007, 12:25 AM
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Also, as with new strings, they need to be stretched in and did you make sure the springs are perfectly correct, if not it will go out of tune sad.gif Just keep fiddling

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Khaos
Oct 24 2007, 12:31 AM
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I've stretched these strings more than I've ever stretched any strings, because I only had one pair and I didn't want to risk them snapping. tongue.gif

Springs being correct as in..Bridge being leveled?

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Saoirse O'Shea
Oct 24 2007, 12:31 AM
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It's well worth taking a look at this:

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_fo...?showtopic=7476

Cheers,
Tony

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Oct 24 2007, 12:35 AM
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You might also look here:
http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/setup/index.htm

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