#1
hey UG,

i am refretting an old jackson (thread soon) and am changing the old crappy jckson floyd rose to a original and need to know what radius to sand my fretboard (to clean all the gunk etc) i know that the floyd is 10 inches but when i measured the fretboard radius it was 14 inches, do i sand the fretboard to 14 inches or 10, personally i would prefer a flat fretboard for teh shredz but am stuck on this one, halp pleez!
Gear:
Gibson Explorer
1981 Ibanez Destroyer II
1982 Ibanez Rocket Roll II
Charvel(ish) San Dimas 2 (modding)
Jackson PS-4 (modding)
Squier Affinity Strat (modding)
custom made Flying V/ Iceman
Headless Steinberger copy

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#2
Measure the fretboard radius at both ends to be certain it's not a compound radius.
If it's compound, you need to extrapolate the radius needed at the bridge

The saddles of the FR can be shimmed to match the radius required by the board.
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#3
i know its not compound, but the old radius was 14 but the FR is 10 without shims, so did jackson **** it up or...
Gear:
Gibson Explorer
1981 Ibanez Destroyer II
1982 Ibanez Rocket Roll II
Charvel(ish) San Dimas 2 (modding)
Jackson PS-4 (modding)
Squier Affinity Strat (modding)
custom made Flying V/ Iceman
Headless Steinberger copy

Hail the Hordes!!
#4
The bridge that came on the guitar was surely tailored to match the fretboard radius.

As SYK said, you can shim the new Floyd saddles to match the 14" radius.
#5
but then what about the nut radius which in 10 inches aswell?
Gear:
Gibson Explorer
1981 Ibanez Destroyer II
1982 Ibanez Rocket Roll II
Charvel(ish) San Dimas 2 (modding)
Jackson PS-4 (modding)
Squier Affinity Strat (modding)
custom made Flying V/ Iceman
Headless Steinberger copy

Hail the Hordes!!
#6
Floyd Rose makes an assortment of nuts with different radii. You just need to get the one that works with your neck. They don't make a 14", but they make a 15, which will work fine.

Most any Floyd dealer will also have the nuts, you can usually order a new Floyd with any nut you want.