#1
So, I was browsing through the millions of guitar auctions and came across this nifty looking Jackson. Saw that it had a double-locking Floyd Rose tremolo, cringed as I hate those. Then noticed this:




Sure, I suppose that's one way to string it up. But looks amateur-ish.

For those interested, the auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Jackson-Charvel-Dinky-Pro-Reverse-Rare-Stone-finish_W0QQitemZ120098086091QQcategoryZ33044QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
#3
There's nothing funny or amateur about stringing a guitar that way, seriously.

I've burnt my 270DX coz im bored, now that's probably funny...
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#4
i thought most people did that
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#5
Quote by madpickin03
There's nothing funny or amateur about stringing a guitar that way, seriously.

I've burnt my 270DX coz im bored, now that's probably funny...

haha nice, got pictures of it
#6
^ later lol, ill also be updating the fretboard cleaning thread
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#7
haha i was thinking about dunking my el cheapo strato in a pool of water.......still wanna do it
#10
This makes sense really, the balls on the end of strings arn't needed with a floyd rose system. Most people just cut them off, but hey, this looks kinda cool... And kinda not lol.

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#12
That's the best way to string a full trem guitar. You don't have to cut both ends of the string and as such, saves you alot of time when changing strings. Means you could actually change a string live.
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#13
^ you still have to cut it somewhere, the access length would be too much for the low EAD strings and it'll cost too much time winding the GBE strings.
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#14
Quote by madpickin03
^ you still have to cut it somewhere, the access length would be too much for the low EAD strings and it'll cost too much time winding the GBE strings.


Yup, but you don't have to cut two ends that way.
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#15
or if you do wind alll the excess length around the tuner peg and when your string breaks at the bridge , you won't need a new string.
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#16
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or if you do wind alll the excess length around the tuner peg and when your string breaks at the bridge , you won't need a new string.


Good call. Never thought of that. I'd imagine the tuning stability would be high as well, can't really slip with the ball end there.
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#17
Quote by Kurapica
Yup, but you don't have to cut two ends that way.

well really you can get away with just cutting one end. cut the ball end off and place that end in bridge,lock, string it up and leave the excess to poke you in the eye
#18
Quote by Kurapica
Yup, but you don't have to cut two ends that way.

Im not sure about anyone else but i cut just once, either method. I also leave 3 winds which is plenty if it broke at the bridge.
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