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Restringing a Floyd Rose on Ibanez RG Guitar?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by PUNK&DONUTS, Aug 25, 2002.


  1. Ok yes it's a guitar but it's my friend who just purchased one and went to restring it for the first time and when tuning, the tremolo system seems to lift up out of the body.
    What I was wondering since there are a few bass players out there who also play guitar part time know the reason why this happens as it is impossible to play.
     
  2. If nobody knows does anyone know where I can find this information out ie another guitar specific forum etc
     
  3. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
  4. DanMax

    DanMax Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2016
    Sometimes that means the bridge is damaged, I'm afraid. Are there any signs of splintering?
     


  5. Good video on setup.

    I just did a floyd rose for the first time.

    I found that I would tune the low E, then it'd drop down to D or bellow as I tuned the others.

    the trick I found when I googled it is:
    • Tune Low E to F.
    • Tune High e.
    • Check Low E to see how far it's dropped.
    • Tune B.
    • Retune high e then B again.
    • Check Low E. Bring back up to F if it's dropped to E or Lower.
    • Continue tuning the rest of the strings, returning the one's higher than it.
    • End on Low E. They should all be in tune, or nearly in tune.
    • Adjust with saddle tuners.
     
  6. BadJazz

    BadJazz Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2007
    Eugene, Oregon
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