#1
could someone tell me how to tune my guitar down with flloyd rose locking trem? im doin a children of bodom cover and when i tune down the bridge goes like into the guitar. i tried putting something under it while i tune it but than when im done and take it out from under the bridge it makes the strings tune really high or what ever..
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#2
its really not an easy task unless you sink the trem permanently or use a tremel-no..but if you want to use the tremolo, it'd be much easier to just buy more guitars with tremolos. i prefer fixed, myself.
#3
STOP!

The easiest way to change the setup for a guitar with a floyd rose is to take it in to a guitar shop and get them to do it for you. Floating bridges have to be set up in a specific tuning. It will cost ~60$.

I suppose if you researched it online you could do it yourself... but it would take hours to get the intonation and everything right.
#4
no possible way without a d-tuner thing installed or something always under the bridge thats why i hate floyds
#5
If you want to detune by a significant amount you're going to have to put heavier strings on and also have the guitar setup again...in other words don't bother, it's not worth the hassle.
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#6
but than my guitar will be in the wrong key on you tube...
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#7
I know...life sucks.
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#8
It depends on if you want to keep the whammy function active. I have FR, and decided I never use it in my playing style. I put a chunk of wood block in the back action of the FR, took out all but 2 springs, and adjusted wood chunk thickness by slight sanding to get my action just the way I like it. It stays in tune forever, action is ALWAYS the same, and the only PITA is unlocking the locknut to change tunings.

That's the low-buck solution. I saw it on a website (can't remember which) when I got tired of crappy action and string buzz in different tunings.