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Old 03-09-2015, 10:11 AM   #10061
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Hey, I have a question about my whammy bar. I'm pretty new at Floyd Rose and all that so I'm not sure if I did something wrong, but I recently changed string gauge from 09-42 to 10-52 so I could down-tune.

Everything works fine and it sounds great but my whammy bar is really hard to use, is there anything that I can do to make it easier? I didn't change any springs while restringing and I've got three on there right now.
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Old 03-09-2015, 10:31 AM   #10062
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Hey, yes there are ways to loosen the Whammy a bit on a Floyd. but I'm going to defer to the Floyd setup thread right next to this one.
I let them handle those bridges.

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Old 03-09-2015, 12:12 PM   #10063
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Ah, alright! I missed that thread, I'll repost there. Thank you
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Old 03-14-2015, 12:28 PM   #10064
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I'm looking to setup my recently purchased guitar, I'm getting some buzz on the 9th fret. Frets themselves look to be in good shape. However, I'm not sure how to go adjusting this guitar as its a bit different of a setup than I'm used to. The bridge is definitely the biggest unsure aspect.

Any help would be appreciated
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Old 03-14-2015, 12:47 PM   #10065
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you're going to want to turn the thumb screws to raise the bridge a little on the
buzzing side.
to turn them you might need to loosen top nut first.

if that doesn't work then check middle relief. ( how to do that first post of this thread)
you you have no relief, post back I'll help you add some more.
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:14 PM   #10066
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you're going to want to turn the thumb screws to raise the bridge a little on the
buzzing side.
to turn them you might need to loosen top nut first.

if that doesn't work then check middle relief. ( how to do that first post of this thread)
you you have no relief, post back I'll help you add some more.



Yeah it's the d + g strings buzzing so.

However due to the fact I can adjust string spacing on the bridge I didn't know if that could also affect the tuning or buzzing issues.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:58 PM   #10067
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yes it's definitely a tricky bridge but
the string alignment shouldn't be causing the fret buzz.
could cause other noise, but if you're pretty sure the string rubs the fret,
then I suggest you try raising the bridge a little
or
check the relief. see if either help.
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