#1
Hey,
Just wondering if i should buy certain string brand/gauge for my Floyd Rose tremolo or will any brand/gauge do?
Cheers
#2
Any brand should work but if you change gauge (or even brand) from what is on it at the moment, the trem system will need to be adjusted. When I switched from 9-46 to 10-46 I had to have the guitar reset to cater for the extra tension and when I moved from Ernie Ball 10-46 to Elixir 10-46, I had to have it reset again as the coating on the Elixir strings altered the tension. Personally, I use Elixir strings because they last forever in comparison to other strings I've tried and it saves all the hassle of restringing a locking trem.
Gibson Les Paul Studio with Catswhiskers pickups
PRS SE 'Floyd' Custom 24 with Creamery pickups
Fender Standard Stratocaster with DiMarzio pickups
Takamine GN30
BluGuitar AMP1
#3
also inportant to note that any shift in bridge position or change of string gauge requires re-checking the intonation.
Moving on.....
#4
I use D'Addario EXL120 Strings. They've always worked great for my Ibanez RG570 model guitars with Floyd Rose.