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by Bruce Tillson
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Floyd Rose
Replies: 8
Views: 3680

Re: Floyd Rose

I would agree with that. Look at the differences in guitars and that amount of string behind the bridge. It may matter in an acoustic guitar but I don't believe it would make a huge difference in an electric. Thanks for your input.
by Bruce Tillson
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Floyd Rose
Replies: 8
Views: 3680

Re: Floyd Rose

I am going to trim the block....I don't need a lot of movement with the tremolo,,,I just want it for it's intended effect...no DIVE BOMBS!!!!

THanks
by Bruce Tillson
Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Floyd Rose
Replies: 8
Views: 3680

Re: Floyd Rose

I would have to mount the bridge about 3/8" above the face of the body to get the correct clearances in the spring cavity. I was talking about the holes in the block where the springs attach not the spring cavity. It is a bolt on neck. As I say, this is a thin body,,1 1/2" finished If I were to moun...
by Bruce Tillson
Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Floyd Rose
Replies: 8
Views: 3680

Floyd Rose

I am in the process of building a thin body (1 1/2") electric and want to utilize a Floyd Rose trem bridge. The block measures in a just under 1 1/2" and was wondering if I can cut 1/4" off the block without effecting the action of the bridge. I know that I would have to drill out (deepen) the sprin...
by Bruce Tillson
Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Homemade shooting board?
Replies: 3
Views: 2857

Re: Homemade shooting board?

Can someone explain what a "shooting board" is? Thanks