#1
The Guitar - Ibanez RG370DX
with edge III bridge

I was wondering if I block the trem would the tone be the same or would it have more sustain? or would it sound worse? please give me your thoughts.
thank you!
#2
You will get some added sustain but not a lot, and it should not make your tone worse.
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#3
Its certain to improve sustain, just not quite as noticeably as one would think.
#4
Why not buy a guitar with a fixed bridge? Why take away one of the Ibanez RG370DX's features like that? I never did understand why people do this... either learn to use the thing, or buy guitars without floating trems!

It would add to sustain a smidge - and take away one of your guitar's greatest features - the FLOATING TREM.
#5
^ The mediocre floating trem. If you want a floating tremolo, you should get a good one.
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#7
DONT DO IT!

I once thought blocking my trem would increase my sustain, since I had a rather crappy floating trem that I never used. Unfortunately, I never got to experience what it would sound like if it was blocked because while I was planing the block, I hit a knot in the wood. The planer shot the wood out, and me being retarded and not using a pushblock, had my index and middle fingers on my picking hand shortened by about 1/2 an inch.

Teh moral is: If you really want to block it, take it to a shop. If you dont want to pay for that, then just leave it alone because it wont make a great difference...
#8
Quote by JeysisKrist
DONT DO IT!

I once thought blocking my trem would increase my sustain, since I had a rather crappy floating trem that I never used. Unfortunately, I never got to experience what it would sound like if it was blocked because while I was planing the block, I hit a knot in the wood. The planer shot the wood out, and me being retarded and not using a pushblock, had my index and middle fingers on my picking hand shortened by about 1/2 an inch.

Teh moral is: If you really want to block it, take it to a shop. If you dont want to pay for that, then just leave it alone because it wont make a great difference...


its worse if it happened to your fretting D:
#9
Quote by JeysisKrist
DONT DO IT!

I once thought blocking my trem would increase my sustain, since I had a rather crappy floating trem that I never used. Unfortunately, I never got to experience what it would sound like if it was blocked because while I was planing the block, I hit a knot in the wood. The planer shot the wood out, and me being retarded and not using a pushblock, had my index and middle fingers on my picking hand shortened by about 1/2 an inch.

Teh moral is: If you really want to block it, take it to a shop. If you dont want to pay for that, then just leave it alone because it wont make a great difference...

So the message here is: don't block your trem because I shortened my fingers while blocking my trem? Come on