#1
http://ibanez.wikia.com/wiki/RG2550E

This is my guitar - with an edge pro. I am considering putting an original floyd rose in it as it goes out of tune easily after using the trem. The guitarist I admire most have the ofr or fr special (Vai, Satch, Dimebag) And it seems they can whammy all day with minimal detunage. I have checked the current knife edges and they look ok. The springs and bridge are adjusted correctly.

Are my expectations of an OFR realistic? It's possible I'mm missing something.

Even more pressing: Would an OFR be a simple drop-in and retune, or would I need rerouting or other difficult procedures?

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#2
If the knife edges are in good shape, and assuming you've set the guitar up correctly and there's nothing wrong with the locking nut, then there's no reason why it should go out of tune.

Try putting vaseline on the knife edges of the bridge and see if it helps tuning stability at all. If it doesn't, then the problem must be caused by something else.
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#3
edge pro is one of the good trems (made by gotoh). it should have hardened knife edges, so should stay in tune unless you're either not setting it up right, or you've banjaxed the knife edges. I don't think it has the brass block (you can buy aftermarket ones for not too much), but other than that, it should be good.

vai and satch use the edge or lo-pro edge, they don't use OFRs.

OFR isn't a direct swap either, as far as I'm aware.
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edge pro is one of the good trems (made by gotoh). it should have hardened knife edges, so should stay in tune unless you're either not setting it up right, or you've banjaxed the knife edges. I don't think it has the brass block (you can buy aftermarket ones for not too much), but other than that, it should be good.

vai and satch use the edge or lo-pro edge, they don't use OFRs.

OFR isn't a direct swap either, as far as I'm aware.

Yep, literally all of this.

My guess is you damaged the knife edges and they need to be re-sharpened.
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^ yep good call. I should've put that in too.

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#7
You could look into the locking stud mod as well.

http://www.ibanezrules.com/tech/setup/stud_mod_03.htm

Also check to make sure the locking nut locks pressure pads aren't overly worn. Same thing for the string locking blocks in the bridge itself.

I have a rg2550e and the previous owner had done a very piss poor job of setting it up. Check to make sure the bridge isn't rubbing on the pick guard. After setting it up properly, it stays in tune decently well. Nothing compared to my rg1570. That thing just doesn't go out of tune.

And you do realize that vai/satch are changing guitars every couple of songs, right? Actually most bands do this live. Not overly professional to be staring at a tuner pedal during a concert :P
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