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Old 03-12-2013, 08:15 PM   #1
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Is it possible to put a floyd rose on an ltd ex-50?

Is it possible to put a floyd rose on this guitar? And would it be easy to do by myself if I can?


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Old 03-12-2013, 08:35 PM   #2
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It would honestly be more hassle than it's worth on a guitar that's already set-up for a Tune-O-Matic. You'd need to route for the Floyd, obviously, then shave the heel of the neck to give youself zero neck angle and allow the bridge to float flush with the body.
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:52 PM   #3
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Indeed, doing so would cost more than that guitar. There are other Explorer-shape guitars with Floyds on the market.
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:47 AM   #4
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Even if you did, the holes from the TOM bridge would still be there. The rout wouldnt cover them.
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Old 03-13-2013, 01:00 AM   #5
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Definitely not worth it.
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