Author Topic: Charvel Pro Mod SO-CAL: How to block tremolo?  (Read 14258 times)

Offline gtrjunior

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Re: Charvel Pro Mod SO-CAL: How to block tremolo?
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2019, 12:26:18 pm »
The Rockinger Black Box.
Still allows full float use of the trem but will act as a stop if you break a string live etc. it for changing strings one at a time.
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F263777064535

Or this...same thing, different design.

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Re: Charvel Pro Mod SO-CAL: How to block tremolo?
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2019, 03:59:42 pm »
Will check that one out. I have many a guitar with a floating Floyd. Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Charvel Pro Mod SO CAL How to block tremolo
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2020, 03:20:01 pm »
Hi,


I often see people do a tremolo on a chord in their solo.
What kind of chords can use for such things? For example in the minor swing?
I have no idea what kind of chords to use in solo and everytime I try it sounds bad.   



GreetZ Rookie
Most trems won't pull every string evenly, but generally I like going up from the major 7th (just the one note) into the tonic of the key (chord) or down from the minor third (note) to the tonic chord. Works pretty well for me.

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Re: Charvel Pro Mod SO-CAL: How to block tremolo?
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2020, 04:55:23 pm »
Wow, gone a long time and I don't have the So Cal anymore but those are set up to be pretty much drop only, and no, I didn't overtighten the springs, I've been using Floyds since before most of you were born.  No difference between tightening the springs until it rests flat on the body vs using a stopper or block, the tension is the same to offset the string tension, it's a simple physics thing.

The EVH and Music Man Axis guitars are made for drop only too, the bridges rest against the body.