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Old 02-02-2008, 11:55 AM   #61
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The springs on the back cavity, those you need to adjust according to the string tension to which you have reduced by dropping the Low E to drop C.

Also, you need to re-setup the whole trem again if you do this. A hassle yes but worth a shot if you are going to stay on drop C for a long while.
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Old 02-02-2008, 11:58 AM   #62
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...ok so how can i re-setup the whole trem? lol im kinda a n00b at floyds. since i got it, i havnt left drop D for longer than 20 minutes. lol
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:03 PM   #63
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Check on the first page, that's why this thread is created by Madpickin' in the first place.

Well if you can't bother though, you will need to retune every string again after dropping the low E to C, and that's going in a pattern like... Tune Low E to C then A then E again and D then A and so on...

Though I would really recommend not changing tunings too much as it will have an effect to you... most likely and probably... frustration if you aren't used to it.

Also, do read the first post of the thread. Much more helpful.
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Old 02-03-2008, 01:51 AM   #64
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How do you stretch strings?

Sorry for being a noob, i don't know
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Old 02-03-2008, 02:50 AM   #65
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How do you stretch strings?

Sorry for being a noob, i don't know

After you've strung all your strings, pull each strings at about the 12th fret or anywhere gently. You can also bend notes at higher frets, just make sure they're done at about the center of the string length, but stretching can be done pretty much anywhere.
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Old 02-08-2008, 09:46 PM   #66
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I'm having problems with me Edge pro. It seems to go out of tune when I whammy it hard, could it be the springs? My Edge pro has 5 springs in it. I play mostly in Drop C so I thought it would be best to have that many springs. Is this bad, should I use less springs or what?
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Old 02-08-2008, 10:42 PM   #67
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I'm having problems with me Edge pro. It seems to go out of tune when I whammy it hard, could it be the springs? My Edge pro has 5 springs in it. I play mostly in Drop C so I thought it would be best to have that many springs. Is this bad, should I use less springs or what?

5 can be too much but that shouldn't be the factor to go out of tune. However, you could still try having either 3 or 4 in there and see how it goes. Do you feel comfortable having 5 springs in there? Issit hard to press down the tremolo bar?
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Old 02-09-2008, 07:42 AM   #68
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Its not really that hard to press on the trem Im just wondering if 5 springs is too many, because I dont want to end up damaging my Edge pro.
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Old 02-10-2008, 04:49 AM   #69
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In that case, i'd say yeah. At the most, try 3 springs and if you're not satisfied with the tension, arrange it to be in " \ | / " formation instead of ur normal " | | | ". Too much tension isnt always good for your system (long term).
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Old 02-10-2008, 07:48 PM   #70
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I have an odd problem. Ive adjusted my floyd fine, expect one thing.
When I use it, only the G-string goes out of tune. What do I do?
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:07 PM   #71
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Have you stretched the stings properly?

Also, check your:
- Locking nuts, make sure they're at the right direction
- String lockers, secure them properly

After that, loosen all the locking nuts and retune your system. Do not overtight
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It works! Thanks! But now something really weird. It keeps its tune without the nut lockers, but it doesnt with them!?!?!? What do I do now?
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Did you use the fine tuners?
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Yea I did. I tune them with the fine tuners, whammy, and then its out of tune. But with out the nut lockers, it goes back, but loses tune on its own pretty quickly. Any advise?

By the way, is the retainer bar supposed to touch the strings with the headstock?
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Old 02-11-2008, 05:10 PM   #75
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Try interchanging between those 3 locking nuts.

And about the retainer bar, that's probably too low, try not to have too close coz it may scrape the finish.
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Old 02-11-2008, 08:17 PM   #76
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Ok I have a pretty bad problem now. I took out 2 springs and fashioned the 3 springs like \|/ but now when I tried to tune it, the strings are very loose, even when the springs are really tight. And when the strings are at good tension, the bridge is too high. I am using guages 13-52. What should I do? Should I try restringing it again?
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Old 02-11-2008, 09:00 PM   #77
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13-52 with standard tuning?

You probably need another spring in there
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Its in drop C actually.
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When you said "the strings are at good tension", are all 6 at perfect pitch and in tune?
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