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From the picture, that looks like the one for the OFR, but I can't tell for sure. The one for the original Edge is almost the same, but with the end angled up a bit. The Lo Pro model is quite a bit different. Rich has those. There isn't one for the Edge Pro (at least not yet).
 

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The answer is no. The OFR type tools can't be used on all OFR licensed trems...Those keys can't anchor on the thick tubes at the back some companies use instead of the OFR type ones. There used to be a set of 3 tool (OFR, Edge, Lo-pro) called The Key at StewMac, but not anymore. I don't believe the tools are that useful. You need to release or add tension on the string to balance the tuning anyway, and those tools tend to move the saddles where you don't want them when the tension through the string changes. I never got a kick out of using mine.
Using a good -fast- stringwinder is easier. That and a good sense of how far you need to move the saddle, something which also counts for the tool. Intonating floating trems always sucks. Once it's intonated...don't touch it...only change the angle of the trem.
 

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intonating has been my biggest pain in the butt. i'm learning thru trial and error. i don't have a tool so i use the string winder and guessing method. it takes a little longer but i feel i'm learning a lot in the process.
 

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screamndemon69 said:
intonating has been my biggest pain in the butt. i'm learning thru trial and error. i don't have a tool so i use the string winder and guessing method. it takes a little longer but i feel i'm learning a lot in the process.
Whats this string wind method you guys are talking about!!?
 

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I believe they are referring to the act of completely slacking the string tension, unlocking the saddle, moving forward or backward enough based on guestimate, locking the saddle back down, and bringing the string back up to pitch then testing intonation with various frets (octaves apart) thru a tuner.

As you can imagine there is a lot of trial an error until you develop pretty good gut feelings about where saddles should be on a certain guitar thus the reason why they suggest a string winder as you will be slacking and bringing back up to pitch each string quite a bit.

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eelblack2 said:
I believe they are referring to the act of completely slacking the string tension, unlocking the saddle, moving forward or backward enough based on guestimate, locking the saddle back down, and bringing the string back up to pitch then testing intonation with various frets (octaves apart) thru a tuner.

As you can imagine there is a lot of trial an error until you develop pretty good gut feelings about where saddles should be on a certain guitar thus the reason why they suggest a string winder as you will be slacking and bringing back up to pitch each string quite a bit.

Lee
he is correct - i'm still getting the feel for this but getting better w/ practice and patience.
 
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