So, I know I'm gonna sound like a noob big time (and in this subject I am a noob), but I really need help with this whammy bar. I've never known very much about whammy bars at all, so any help would be greatly appreciated!

My problem is this:
I have an Epiphone Les Paul with a Tune-o-Matic (or at least VERY similar) bridge. I'm planning on re-painting the whole thing and slapping on some shiny, new hardware, including a Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo bar in place of the Tune-o-Matic.

Am I going to have to do more construction on my guitar to intall the whammy? Or will it fit on easily as is?

Any way that I can grasp the concept of installing a whammy would help me a helluva lot! Thanks you guys!
Last edited by Unit 731 at Jul 9, 2010,
Even on some guitars you can put an FR on without routing. But the LP's curved top is going to cause you some problems! I wouldn't risk it without a professional.

Also there's an FR thread around here somewhere that will explain more!
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