Yes, if you dont screw in the whammy bar, when you tilt the body outwards the spring would fall since nothing is locking it in. You could place a tape on the hole when not using the trem (if you find it bothering) or just simply take it out.
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Why'd you want the springs if you don't use a tremolo?
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DoGaLog, i think youv jst owned everyone on this thread and well done.
If you're never planning on using a whammy bar, you don't need the springs.