#1
Hi, is it normal for hard tail bridges to make the strings feel much tighter than on a floyd rose or is it more to do with the scale lenght of the neck?
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#2
Most likely scale length.
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#3
Scale length, definitely.
Although, I do notice a difference in bending notes on a floating bridge versus a hardtail. It seems to flow a little more naturally to me with a floating bridge.
#4
it is normal. while the biggest variable in string tension at pitch is gauge, a floyd will feel much looser than a stop bar or string through due to it's floating rest point. striking a string causes more tension than the bridge was leveled at, so it'll give a little whereas a stop bar won't.

this is the same reason bending one string will drop the pitch on all the others slightly, or detuning your e string will cause the rest of the strings to go slightly sharp. i fixed this on mine with a backbox, but it doesn't bother most people i guess? as long as you play in 1 tuning and don't do many unison bends, it won't make much of a difference
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#5
yes because a floyd has movement in it when you bend
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#6
with a back box... you mean you blocked off your floyd rose? How do you go about doing this?
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