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Paragonhugope
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:49 pm
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2022 11:41 pm 
 

If the action of the guitar is too low, when you use the tremolo arm to raise the pitch of the strings, there will be a buzz sound because the strings will make contact with frets they aren't supposed to make contact with. Because of this you are unable to have a very low action if you plan to raise the pitch of a note with the tremolo arm.

Right now I'm adjusting the action of my guitar which has a Floyd Rose. I know the action can't be too low, but I have a question: How high should it be? To figure this out I came up with another question: How many semitones up should the tremolo arm be able to raise? If the latter question is answered the former question will be more or less answered too.


P.S. I play metal and extreme metal.

P.S.2. If you could give me examples of songs where the pitch is raised with the tremolo arm it would be awesome.

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Eternal Unity
Metal newbie

Joined: Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:29 am
Posts: 275
Location: Israel
PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:32 am 
 

Alright.

Floyd Rose is quite nice but very tricky to actualize into long periods of time, in my experience. If were talking live action on stage - it has to be tuned after every song. Very delicate piece of equipment. If you're in the studio - play as long as you want. Fell free to experiment. Find in the balance the right pitch. I love working with this aspect, but rarely use it live.

Hope it helps,
Greg.


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If you have a YouTube Channel - Send links. I'll be happy to listen and watch your band! As a humble advisor, not proffessional musician, of course.

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