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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-19-2008, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hey guys! Uh, i know this is gonna sound pretty dumb on my part, but honestly, how great are the original edge bridges? I've heard miraculous things about them, and seeing as how I'm looking into a 1990 RG550 with an original edge, i thought I'd like to know about it. Does the original edge allow you to raise the pitch radically?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-19-2008, 07:24 PM
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No more than anything else.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-19-2008, 08:04 PM
 
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The edge on my RG550 operates more smoothly and returns to pitch much more reliably than the trem on my Strat. 'Course, that's probably due to the locking studs as well.
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My experience with locking trems goes all the way back to the original Floyd Rose without fine tuners. The Edge and Edge LoPro are my favs with the Edge Pro right behind. Something about the casting makes the sound a little less bitey than the steel trems, the shape is a bit more comfy and they hold tune as good as anything out there as long as they are set up right.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-20-2008, 02:43 AM
 
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I have 2 rg550's with original EDGE's and they both stay is tune great, they are my favorite trems.
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I have 2 rg550's with original EDGE's and they both stay is tune great, they are my favorite trems.
you wouldn't happen to want to sell one of those, would you?
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-20-2008, 09:13 AM
 
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sorry dimefan, if i have anything to do with it they will be with me for a long time !
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