#1
Ok, I just bought the RG320EX guitar and I am having problems with getting it tuned...

I am trying to tune it to drop C and every time I tune one string and then go on to the next one, it will make my previously tuned strings go sharp( because of the tremelo, everytime I try to tune it, it makes all other strings turn up the pitch )
I am new to tremelos, and I am trying to make the bridge *float*

How can I solve this problem?

thanks~
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#2
if yor tunin it down youll need to lossten the springs in the back

go to FR setup thred

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#3
Quote by YellowKing
Ok, I just bought the RG320EX guitar and I am having problems with getting it tuned...

I am trying to tune it to drop C and every time I tune one string and then go on to the next one, it will make my previously tuned strings go sharp( because of the tremelo, everytime I try to tune it, it makes all other strings turn up the pitch )
I am new to tremelos, and I am trying to make the bridge *float*

How can I solve this problem?

thanks~


Simplest solution is to use your Iceman for drop C.

As a summary for what you need to do on the RG...

Buy new, heavier gauge strings.
Re-string with new strings.
Tune up approximately
Adjust tremolo springs until bridge is parallel
Tuning will be completely shot
Re-tune
Bridge will be completely cockeyed again
Adjust springs again until bridge is level.
Cry because everything is out of tune again
Retune
Cry because bridge is wonky.
etc etc.

As you keep re-tuning and re-levelling you gradually get closer to everything being in equilibrium, it just takes quite a long time and you'll have to re-tune and adust the springs many times over. Also bear in mind that due to the floating nature of the bridge re-tuning one string will affect all the others.

You won't be able to do drop C with gauge 9 strings.
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#4
what gauge would be good to be tuned to drop C? I got some 10's in hand.
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#5
11s or 12s would be more suited to Drop C. You could get away with 10s, but they'll still be pretty floppy.
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