Ibanez Edge Pro Vs Ibanez Lo Trs
MattE
Jul 21 2008, 04:49 PM
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Hello again XD

I realize I'm asking a lot of bridge questions tongue.gif

Is there a majpr difference between then Edge Pro tremolos and the "Lo TRS" bridges?


Also, while I am thinking about it, is there some resource somewhere that has, say, a chart or something that shows interchangeable tremolos? XD

For example> Switching an Ibanez Edge Pro II with either a Lo TRS or an Edge Pro III

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QUOTE (MattE @ Jul 21 2008, 05:49 PM) *
Hello again XD

I realize I'm asking a lot of bridge questions tongue.gif

Is there a majpr difference between then Edge Pro tremolos and the "Lo TRS" bridges?


Also, while I am thinking about it, is there some resource somewhere that has, say, a chart or something that shows interchangeable tremolos? XD

For example> Switching an Ibanez Edge Pro II with either a Lo TRS or an Edge Pro III


Why do you wanna switch your edge pro 2? they're all good trems.
Anyway, I dunno what Lo TRS is. short for?

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The bridge on an ibanez RG (not sure exactly what model) I was just given a few days ago split in two (jaw-dropping experience). It was an Edge Pro II. Now I want to replace it, but I'm looking at all my options.

I believe Lo TRS is another name for "Low Profile"? Correct me if I'm wrong anybody tongue.gif

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QUOTE (MattE @ Jul 21 2008, 06:14 PM) *
The bridge on an ibanez RG (not sure exactly what model) I was just given a few days ago split in two (jaw-dropping experience). It was an Edge Pro II. Now I want to replace it, but I'm looking at all my options.

I believe Lo TRS is another name for "Low Profile"? Correct me if I'm wrong anybody tongue.gif


WHAT?!

Dude, reclamation! this is rubbish. Did you buy the guitar new? if so, go pwn them, and make them repair the guitar.

Edit: and if not, go for the newest Edge. You can see which one's the newest on Ibanez.com

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QUOTE (MattE @ Jul 21 2008, 06:14 PM) *
The bridge on an ibanez RG (not sure exactly what model) I was just given a few days ago split in two (jaw-dropping experience). It was an Edge Pro II. Now I want to replace it, but I'm looking at all my options.

I believe Lo TRS is another name for "Low Profile"? Correct me if I'm wrong anybody tongue.gif

Damn!! how can a bridge brake in two pieces ohmy.gif

as kjutte said: return it

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I've never seen a bridge split in two.... not even the cheapest of the cheap bridges ohmy.gif
This is definetly not supposed to happen. Take it back to the store!

But yes, lo trs is low profile

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I recieved it as a gift from a friend tongue.gif
And his warranty has long since been expired :[

So am I to guess that the Low Profile bridge wont be an option for replacement?

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QUOTE (MattE @ Jul 21 2008, 07:11 PM) *
I recieved it as a gift from a friend tongue.gif
And his warranty has long since been expired :[

So am I to guess that the Low Profile bridge wont be an option for replacement?


Buy an Edge Pro III, it's well invested money.

And honestly, I don't know. I'd have to see it. Post some good picks at all angles, with measurements.

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I have an Edge pro well worth the money

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Would you say an Edge Pro is significantly better than the ZR-2 bridges they are putting in now?

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QUOTE (Tomotoms @ Jul 21 2008, 08:00 PM) *
Would you say an Edge Pro is significantly better than the ZR-2 bridges they are putting in now?


haven't heard of zr2 at all.

I would however say that Edge pro is AWESOME. I never drop my tune.

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Maybe check the floyd rose wiki, it contains some of these bridges as well. Maybe it can help?

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Never tried a lo trs myself, but I've heard that they're piss poor trems and should be avoided at all costs.

Edit: Here's a page showing the interchangeability of different Ibby trems and the OFR. The text is in Italian, but the pics alone tells the story pretty well.

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QUOTE (botoxfox @ Jul 21 2008, 08:25 PM) *
Never tried a lo trs myself, but I've heard that they're piss poor trems and should be avoided at all costs.


Let's trust that! biggrin.gif

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According to Ibanez, Edge-Zero is a merger between their ZR (Zero Resistance) bridge and the Edge Pro.
Higher end RGs features that. smile.gif

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I love my zr trem ..never goes out of tune.

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QUOTE (jacmoe @ Jul 21 2008, 08:34 PM) *
According to Ibanez, Edge-Zero is a merger between their ZR (Zero Resistance) bridge and the Edge Pro.
Higher end RGs features that. smile.gif


Oh, ZR is Ibanez too?
Where can I read more about it?

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The Ibanez S series sports the new ZR-2 bridge. smile.gif

Edge is derived from Floyd Rose and is similar in operation.
ZR is derived from Edge, but is similar to a Kahler.
ZR is smoother, Edge more agressive.

Wikipedia is your friend! wink.gif

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibanez_ZR

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibanez_Edge

I found some old info here:
http://www.jemsite.com/news/edge2003/index.htm

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This thread inspried me to buy a Ibanez RG-2570Z. Love the Edge Zero concept!

Congrats me!

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The ZR trem sounds like a great improvement, and the ball bearing pivot is something I've always wondered why they don't implement.

"The difference between Edge Zero and ZR Trems is that ZR trems use ball-bearings for pivots, while the Edge uses the traditional knife edge. Over the course of playing, a knife edge may dull, resulting in declining tuning stability (although it takes a few years for knife edges to dull enough to cause a problem, and they can be sharpened fairly easily)."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibanez_Edge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibanez_ZR

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