In this episode of "Gibson's Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance," Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola demonstrates the correct way to set up a Floyd Rose tremolo system. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned professional, Jim will give you pro tips on how to set up your Floyd Rose to ensure maximum expression as well as tuning stability.
The Floyd Rose tremolo system can be found on most production model Kramer Guitars and select Gibson and Epiphone models. It is well known for being the most popular locking tremolo system in the world and is loved by players of many different genres for its tuning stability and the wild effects it can create. Jim will demystify the Floyd Rose and help you get yours perfectly set up.
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