#1
Hello guys,

I got a Strat with a Kahler bridge, which is like a Floyd Rose bridge. It has a Locker Nut that must be locked once the strings are tuned, so the tuning will hold on when using the bridge.

Locker Nut pics:



Bridge pic:


I know this bridge is a good bridge and should be used, but I won't play heavy metal/virtuose, and I'm a begginer, so I want to avoid complications while restringing, tuning and setting it up.

So I had the idea of adding 2 springs in the back of the bridge, to hard tail it, so it will touch the guitar's body, and unlock the Lucker Nut permanently, so it will function as a regular string holder.

Do you think that doing this it will become a regular hard tail bridge? Will the tuning hold on well? Can it damage my guitar in some way?

Thank you very much for the help!
Last edited by Wolfdale at Jan 10, 2010,
#2
a tremel-no is like 40 bucks and it lets you switch between hardtail and floating.
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#4
if you make it touch the guitar body, it may screw up the intonation. better to find a way to keep it in it's center position
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