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Is floyd rose original serial number sb5513

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Needs to have the vibrato rebalanced- did you install heavier strings? Lots of youtube videos on this, or take it to a music store and have the tech sort it for you

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SOURCE: floyd rose is causing a fret buzz

Raise the saddles on the FR to help take away the fret buzz. Check the neck for curve. If the neck has a VERY slight bow on the fretboard side the strings will be able to vibrate better without buzz. Also might want to step up to a heavier gauge string set if you play in lower tunings.

Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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Can you please identity the model and year of manufacture please? Serial number is 9820141 made in japan.


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At the bottom of this page is the contact number for Jackson Support, which is the same as Fender Support. They should be able to ID the year and model from the serial number.

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What is the model and year?


Without the make, we can't tell you the date as different makers use similar but different methods. To get the model, you'll need to talk to the maker. We won't be able to tell you from the serial, but they should be able to.

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Original Floyd rose, emg 81, black with yellow, new condition,


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Is my scheter guitar serial number W10071804 real?


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How to change strings on vendetta


the strings on most floyd rose tremelo systems require a small allen wrench(hex head) to loosen the pressure on the bolts holding the **** end of the string in. should be easy access from the top of the guitar. hold the guitar up to your face, **** end first and look up the body towards the neck. there should be six different screw ends visible. loosen counter clockwise. you have to trim the ball end off of a new set with wire cutters in order to replace.

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I have the esp ltd f-200 with the floyde rose tremlo and i get nothing but static when i plug in changed the batterey for the emg 81's any idea's what this could be ?


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Schecter Hellraiser C-1 question


Hi,

Yes, you can install a Floyd Rose later, but it will cost you more to buy one later and install than if you were to purchase the Schecter with it already installed. A Floyd Rose bridge with trem can cost between $40.00 for a used one, to $80.00, or even higher, depending on the features you want. If you need it installed for you, you are looking at another $50.00 to $100.00 potentially.

If you are unable to purchase the one without the Floyd Rose bridge because the cost is a bit out of your reach, don't worry. Schecter C-1 guitars are well made and sound very nice, and you would still have a really nice guitar. I have owned two Schecters , and still kick myself for having sold them to "upgrade" to a Gibson Les Paul Standard. Just because it reads Gibson on the headstock, doesn't necessarily mean it's a better guitar. To prove that, check out reviews on Harmony Central sometime (www.harmony-central.com) and see how many people are displeased with their Gibsons, and how many are pleased with their Schecters.

But you don't have to worry about installation of a FL bridge later, as they fit exactly where the standard bridge and stop tailpiece are fitted.

I hope this helps.


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What size strings? and how to adjust pickups and bridge adjustments. can i find an owners manual online?


String gauge is a personal preference. I'll ask you this: what is your playing style? I see your picture and its a Jackson DK2M. One thing to remember is that the Floyd Rose usually needs adjusted with a different string gauge. With a Floyd, I recommend replacing one string at a time unless you are cleaning the neck with steel wool. If you are taking all the strings off at once and changing them all at once and not one after another, put a towel under the back end of the Floyd Rose so it does not tilt back and mar the finish. Jackson usually installs 9's on their guitars, but this is too light in my opinion.

The pickups...there is a screw on each end of the pickup to adjust the pickups up and down. Raiseing them will get you more output but more noise and feedback. Lowering them will get you a more mellow sound. I keep mine no less than 3/16 to 1/8" from the strings.

Bridge adjustment...Floyd Rose trems are tricky little animals. They have small allen screws to raise the saddles up and down. Raise the bridge just enough to keep the strings from buzzing excessively and as long as they don't make a buzzing sound thru you amp, its nothing to worry about.

Send me a message if you have any more questions. With a Floyd Rose, it would not hurt to go consult your favorite guitar shop or a friend with a Floyd equipt guitar to see them work on them.

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