Pickups, Pots, Caps, Wiring

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BY Optical
#814492
Does anyone use or recommend these things?
Ive only seen the EVH D'Tuna and it seems to get mixed reviews about how accurate the tuning is in each position...

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BY willow13
#814494
I have a Dtuna, when set up right it was pretty stable. I had it on a fully floating trem that had a stabiliser. Ultimately I took it off because the stabiliser stopped me from doing things I like to do with the trem.

I was going to put the Dtuna on something else but never did because I realised I pretty much never used it
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BY jeremyb
#814510
AFAIK unless you have a stabiliser like Dave has mentioned, in the case of a fully floating bridge they will cause the other strings to go flat when you use it :(

Can you not get enough turns out of your fine tuner to drop it down a full step?
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BY Optical
#814576
Hmm yeah I guess i'm more after the convenience factor - to avoid spending 5 seconds turning the screw ha
Good to know it works ok though
BY Delayman
#814586
jeremyb wrote:AFAIK unless you have a stabiliser like Dave has mentioned, in the case of a fully floating bridge they will cause the other strings to go flat when you use it :(

Can you not get enough turns out of your fine tuner to drop it down a full step?



I think the other strings would go sharp wouldn't they? And wouldn't they do the same if you did the same pitch change using the fine tuner?
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BY jeremyb
#814610
Delayman wrote:
jeremyb wrote:AFAIK unless you have a stabiliser like Dave has mentioned, in the case of a fully floating bridge they will cause the other strings to go flat when you use it :(

Can you not get enough turns out of your fine tuner to drop it down a full step?



I think the other strings would go sharp wouldn't they? And wouldn't they do the same if you did the same pitch change using the fine tuner?


DOH! Yes you're right, they will go sharp! Yeah same problem with fine tuner but either way you'd need to adjust the other strings :(
BY Delayman
#814619
jeremyb wrote:
Delayman wrote:
jeremyb wrote:AFAIK unless you have a stabiliser like Dave has mentioned, in the case of a fully floating bridge they will cause the other strings to go flat when you use it :(

Can you not get enough turns out of your fine tuner to drop it down a full step?



I think the other strings would go sharp wouldn't they? And wouldn't they do the same if you did the same pitch change using the fine tuner?


DOH! Yes you're right, they will go sharp! Yeah same problem with fine tuner but either way you'd need to adjust the other strings :(


This is way I’m not a Floyd guy. I also hated how much the other strings would alter when you bend one note.
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BY Optical
#814623
I sold all my Floyd guitars several years back because i got sick of the tuning issues and reduced sustain, yet now find myself with three floyd equipped guitars and enjoying them again...
Blocking the trem at the front is a good compromise - dives only but stable string to string tuning the rest of the time
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BY Danger Mouse
#822772
I quite like the fixed bridge "floyd" you get on the MTM Mick Thompson Ibanez guitars. No sharp/flat issues with that, but all the "set and forget" tuning stability of a FR. I don't use the FR on my guitars to dive-bomb or squeal, I have no idea where any of my trem arms are.