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kyle am I
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oh, and just bought an edge from the ibanez store the other day. first step in a lot of work.
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bring it back and buy a real genuine FLOYD ROSE

if you're starting from scratch and buying one by one
get a floyd

the best edge is worse than the worst floyd
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kyle am I wrote:oh, and just bought an edge from the ibanez store the other day. first step in a lot of work.
Which color is it?
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Would love to get a Fernandes sustained installed here in England.
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Jeries wrote:bring it back and buy a real genuine FLOYD ROSE

if you're starting from scratch and buying one by one
get a floyd

the best edge is worse than the worst floyd
i must have missed something because every genuine floyd i every used was stiff,clunky and pretty useless,every edge and low pro i have owned has been superior in every department,flutters,drop down,pull up and always stays in tune,the lo pro imo is perfection in a floating trem.
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the color is silver, i think they call it cosmo or something. Image
@paul123 i wanted to buy the lo pro, but its a good hundred extra. plus steve uses the edge on evo, so that should count for something ;)

@jeries i always seem to disagree with you :mrgreen: what is your reasoning? ive used the edge and a floyd rose (the original, special, even fernandes' version). i didnt like the original floyd rose because- it felt very clunky. it was not smooth, even divebombing. the arm sucks, its too angled and its a screw in, which i hate. Also, though its just personal preference, most of the floyds are small, except for the pro and speedloader. i like big trems, or else my right hand feels too... limited, its hard to explain. the edge is the latter of all those things. i dont know about tuning, but all i know with ibanez is that as long as your set up and your knife edges are good, springs new and nut locked down, there are no tuning problems.
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kyle am I wrote:the color is silver, i think they call it cosmo or something. Image
@paul123 i wanted to buy the lo pro, but its a good hundred extra. plus steve uses the edge on evo, so that should count for something ;)

@jeries i always seem to disagree with you :mrgreen: what is your reasoning? ive used the edge and a floyd rose (the original, special, even fernandes' version). i didnt like the original floyd rose because- it felt very clunky. it was not smooth, even divebombing. the arm sucks, its too angled and its a screw in, which i hate. Also, though its just personal preference, most of the floyds are small, except for the pro and speedloader. i like big trems, or else my right hand feels too... limited, its hard to explain. the edge is the latter of all those things. i dont know about tuning, but all i know with ibanez is that as long as your set up and your knife edges are good, springs new and nut locked down, there are no tuning problems.
I prefer Edge and Edge Lo-Pro over the Floyd Rose too, because they just fell too stiff for me. The arm is too high and all that stuff that you mentioned.....
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edges are a toy

floyds are well built
best metals best quality
will last forever
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WELL, FLOS BACK!!! GO LOOK AT THE THING EYE POSTED. SHE STILL HAS HER TRUE TEMPERMENT NECK, WHICH STEVE DOSENT USE THAT MUCH ANYMORE! AHAH!
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ok i stand corrected ,..I am a bit old school and gear is so varst these days the switching thing sounds pretty cool kyle

cheers t
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well, i got my edge. it came in the mail with the trem box damaged, but all the parts a ok. now what i want to know, (i have the correct trem size cavity) can my edge be put on edge iii studs?
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never mind... it dosent :)
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if your worried about that one little trem tuner overlaping the cavity......

grab yourself a laminate trimmer (small handheld router) and dig out the trem cavity more. Its an easy job if you have a steady hand.
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oh i was going to, but this trem isnt permanent to be here. i just wanted to see if it would fit. :)

~Kyle
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check the intonation on the g string first,the saddle may need to come forward.
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