#1
I Play mostly Metal, some Rock, and blues.
You think it's worth for me to get a 7-String with Floyd??
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#2
well, just ask yourself. do you want to do divebombs, squeals and flutters? If so, you may think that it is to much of hassle, but it isnt. If it was such a pain, why would it be one of the most popular trems in the world? the only people who hate floyd are the people who don't know how to use them. i'd say, go for the floyd.
#3
Well, will you use it? I already have a fixed-bridge guitar, so I want one with a floating bridge next.
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#4
if you will use it then get it but if you will never use it like me then it's not really worth it
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#5
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the only people who hate floyd are the people who don't know how to use them. i'd say, go for the floyd.


One of the most arrogant comments I've read in a while..

As said above, if you want to do divebombs, squeals and such, you need the Floyd Rose or FR-type tremolo. However, you can also get FR for those smooth vibratos to be done with the tremolo. If you won't ever do them, it's easier to change tuning with a fixed bridge. That's probably one of the most clear advantages when compared to FR.
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#6
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One of the most arrogant comments I've read in a while..

As said above, if you want to do divebombs, squeals and such, you need the Floyd Rose or FR-type tremolo. However, you can also get FR for those smooth vibratos to be done with the tremolo. If you won't ever do them, it's easier to change tuning with a fixed bridge. That's probably one of the most clear advantages when compared to FR.

Whats the difference between changing strings on a Fixed Bridge compared to a FR?
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#7
Much less hassle/problems, and greater stability on a fixed. Floyds need much setup, and setting my 7's floyd up took an hour at least just for the restring. Unless you need a trem, go fixed.
#8
If you want to change tunings or string gauge on a Floyd, you have to rebalance the bridge and it takes about an hour to get it just right.
However, Floyds are really stable (except cheap licensed ones) when you set them up right. I haven't had to retune my guitar at all since last time I changed strings about a month ago.

So, if you change tunings a lot, just get a fixed bridge. It'll be much less hassle.
If however you don't change tunings a lot and want to do divebombs and Satch-style squeals, get a Floyd.
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#9
Having owned both a 7 with a floyd and one without, I'd say go without. The extra string makes them a little trickier to tune and balance compared to a 6 string floyd. Plus, you can change tunings with a fixed bridge.

With that being said, the next six string I'm getting will have a floyd.
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