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Intonating Your Bridge

Step 1: Tune all the strings on your guitar to an electronic tuner with all the nut clamps released. Step 2: Determine if the intonation of the string you wish to change is sharp or flat by chiming the string directly over the 12th and checking the tuning. Then, carefully press the string down to the 12th fret and check the tuning again with the string fretted. If the fretted note is flat when compared to the chimed note, then the saddle must be More...

String Tuning Instructions

Tuning your Floyd Rose bridge is certainly a tricky business when the bridge is floating. This is because the total tension of the strings must balance the total tension of the tremolo springs with the base plate of the bridge parallel to the face of the guitar and with the strings tuned to the desired pitch. So, follow these steps and and it will start to make sense. Step 1: Loosen the three string clamps at the nut More...

Changing To A Different String Gauge

To change to a heavier gauge of strings you need to tighten the springs, reset the intonation, and possibly adjust the truss rod tension. If your not accustomed to working on guitars you may want to take your guitar to a qualified guitar repairman who is familiar with Floyd Rose systems. But if you want to try it, here’s what you do... To change to a heavier gauge of strings: More...

Troubleshooting Tips

Trouble Shooting the Floyd Rose Tremolo If your bridge is an Original Floyd Rose, it should function perfectly if properly installed and properly setup. Here are some things you can check that may be adjusted incorrectly or might be damaged. Step 1: Check to see if the base plate is sitting parallel with the top surface of the guitar. If it seems to be tilted forward, toward the pickups, then you need to tighten the springs and retune More...

String Changing Instructions

The double locking nut fetaure of Authentic Floyd Rose tremolo systems ensures tuning stability that's unmatched. Acheiving that stability can have a few unintended challenges such as changing strings. We have outlined a step by step process. Step 1: Unlock the three clamps at the nut with the 3mm allen wrench provided with the guitar or bridge. More...