#1
Can somebody explain why I can't just use Drop D with a normal licensed floyd rose?

I'm not entirely sure about this, but I've been told I can't use it without adjusting the bridge.

Can someone explain?
#2
I think it depends on the quality of the bridge and such, but if you lower the tension of the low E-string by itself, the bridge will be thrown out of balance and the rest of the strings will likely go out of tune.
#3
When you loosen the tension on one of the strings on a floyd, the bridge will raise due to the unequal tension, thus shifting the bridge's neutral position and in turn forcing the remaining strings slightly out of tune.

A bridge that is not set to parallel to the body will also suffer from tuning instability, not to mention your range of motion during a dive is severily limited.
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#5
You could play in Drop D, but you wouldn't be able to go back to standard without messing with the FR.
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#6
i play in drop c and d and i got no problems wat so ever
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#7
Ok. So basicly you choose to adjust your bridge for only drop D or only standard right?
#8
Yes
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