Music Gear News
Guitar Maintenance: Floyd Rose Tremolo String Changing
- Unlock the three bolts at the nut (located at the top of the neck near the headstock) with the 3mm allen wrench provided with the guitar or bridge.
Set the fine-tuners (2) on the bridge to the middle of there tuning range.
Change one string at a time (starting at either E string) by first loosening the string and unclamping it at the saddle (3) with the 3mm allen wrench. Cut the ball off the string with a pair of wire cutters.
Place the freshly cut string end into the center of the saddle and tighten the clamping screw until it is difficult to turn.
Thread the other end of the string under its nut clamp (located at the top of the neck near the headstock) and under the string hold down bar, then to the tuning key and tune the string. Pull on the string until it is tight around the tuning key and re-tune. Repeat steps 2 -5 for every string, then check tuning of every string.
Re-clamp the three bolts on the neck near the headstock to secure the strings.
Check your tuning once again making any adjustments this time with your fine-tuners only.
Dislcaimer: These are instructional articles only and should be carried out only by someone with a superb knowledge of their instrument. Gear4music is not responsible for any damage inflicted by following these guidelines.Posted on 20 Mar 2009 09:00 to category : Tips and advice
Related Music News
Don't leave it to trial and error. With a bit of research, you can find your perfect pair of drumsticks.
Gear4music social media competitions | terms and conditions of entry
Update available to improve performance and fix bugs.
Shure recently discussed how guitarists can achieve great results when recording at home or in a small project studio. We took a look and picked out our favourite points.
Some people could find the prospect of recording an electric guitar quite daunting, but musicians and engineers in fact have many options open to them.
Musicians who record at home to produce demos or professional quality recordings can build up a vast array of equipment to come up with their ideal sound. However, it is not just the instruments themselves that can determine how a recording turns out, as the engineering and production can potentially make or break a track.
Recent Music News
The HeadRush MX5: the most compact, powerful, and easy to use guitar processor to date...
RANE collaborates with A-Trak on a signature, limited-edition Battle Mixer.
Premium guitar. Built-in synth capabilities. BOSS announces an exciting new venture with its first-ever solo guitar project.
Akai MPC 2.10 update further reaffirms you can truly stand alone with an MPC
Our quest to find the ultimate Boss stompbox is over. Read more to see how close the competition got and win your very own pedalboard.
She kept us entertained during quarantine with the release of Folklore, but what's the secret to Taylor Swift's Long Pond Studio sound? We've picked apart the Disney movie to bring you the equipment you can use to recreate those bluesy folk tones.