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i Love this bridge, except for one thing, THAT DAMN ARM HOLDER, many owners would know that after a while it becomes loose and ****ty, im going to hopefully get my arm holder replaced with a schaller as written in the tech section. So to fix that problem would make the bridge the best floating tremolo imo.
Also something that woud be awesome would be s series guitars with neckthrough construction, that would be SWEET!
 

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lyconxero said:
I'd love to have one on an RG. There's just nothing like having a 24 fret guitar with a really nice trem.
Yes and ball-bearing at the same time. I would consider Vigier but don't make lefties of their Excalibur :mad:.

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The ZR tremolo would be REALLY cool if it came with a non-bushing bar like on the Edge Pro II/Edge III where the tension on the bar can be adjusted to the way you like it.
 

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The ZR tremolo would be REALLY cool if it came with a non-bushing bar like on the Edge Pro II/Edge III where the tension on the bar can be adjusted to the way you like it.
It can ?! :s how is this done?! Well anyways ZR's are awful!! Im the only one here that thinks so.
 

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What's bad about ZR Trem Ozzdoc? do you think a ZR would fit in a TRS guitar with no routing, if not what about if I just had it floatin??? Thanks. Please advise :D
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What's bad about ZR Trem Ozzdoc? do you think a ZR would fit in a TRS guitar with no routing, if not what about if I just had it floatin??? Thanks. Please advise :D
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I think you need to do some routing because the ZR trem is a ball bearing tremolo and the TRS is a standard knife-edge trem

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Except for the damn collar stripping, and the arm-holder actually shearing clean in two(!) it's quite a good trem....not as good as the Lo-Pro Edge imo tho.
 

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I've never had a go at a ZR, but by design alone it's a good concept. Ibanez should look into redesigning the ZR to rival the Edge, or even someday replacing it. If not the current ZR someday in the future another zero resistance trem will hold it's own against an original Edge....wishful thinking mostly:)
 

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i think the ZR is a great design. i played the s470 that has one and thought it felt very nice for even fairly inexpensive guitar. it seems like the amount of maintenance ( knife edge sharpen, post wear, etc) could be significantly lessened. i would like to see ibanez perfect it a bit more and add a 7 string version of it on an RG. i would be the first at the shop to give that a try.
 

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adamcbest said:
i think the ZR is a great design. i played the s470 that has one and thought it felt very nice for even fairly inexpensive guitar. it seems like the amount of maintenance ( knife edge sharpen, post wear, etc) could be significantly lessened. i would like to see ibanez perfect it a bit more and add a 7 string version of it on an RG. i would be the first at the shop to give that a try.
how is it at staying intune?
any better than a normal floyd?
 

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StoleN GuitaR said:
how is it at staying intune?
any better than a normal floyd?
Ball bearing tremolos like the ZR are "supposed" to stay better in tune than the standard knife edge trems. The main advantage of the ball bearing trems is that they don't wear down ;).

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honestly my s470dx stays in tune really well, i can pretty much leave it without adjusting for a week and still be confident that it is in tune (with newish strings) and when it does go out its only by a fraction on the tuner and its consistently the same with each string so theres no guessing, and when its out, they generally go out of tune together so i can play alone winth no problem. i think its a great trem.
 

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It can ?! :s how is this done?! Well anyways ZR's are awful!! Im the only one here that thinks so.
i agree. i hate zr's... they dont flutter very well, and when your used to a edge or a floyd, they are hard to use. its like switching from .09 gauge to .13 gauge. they are way stiffer. YUK!
 
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