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    Default I need help with my Wolfgang

    Alrighty,

    I saw that the Floyd Rose on my Wolfgang was not sitting flat on the body so I raised the bridge pins a bit, this led to high action (I adjusted the neck so it was near perfect flat) and an intonation problem. Hear are my questions:

    How high should the Floyd Rose be?

    How should I pitch the neck?

    When adjusting intonation do I reset the adjusters (I dunno what they are called)

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    I see lots of pictures on the internet and in the owners manual of the Floyd sitting very high on the body, should I do that with mine?
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    NOt sure what you're trying to do realy...!.are you trying to fix your action!..or get your floyd rose to just sit higher?..and for what reason?.

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    Key thing.
    Your Floyd has to be stable. Which means it has to be absolutly level.
    It shouldn't be off the body if its a non-floater. It should be just resting on it. Adjust your claw on the back for that. Adjust it so the floyd just comes back (after a dive) and rests on the body. Dont tighten the claw too much or the bridge will "slap" the body and you can hear it through your amp.
    This shit takes lots of trial and error if your not familiar.
    After that's all done, check your action. If your truss rod is in a happy spot, then you may have to shim your neck
    That's a whole other lesson.
    Dont just shim with cardboard or credit cards. You want your neck to sit tightly and firm to the body. Major tone issue here. If you use cardboard or anything else, the will be a gap between the body and neck. Tone killer. Why Fender uses sandpaper is beyond me.
    What you have to do is make a "ramp" outta masking tape.
    Tough to discribe, so heres a picture reference. Only use what you need.
    Dont intonate till last.

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    Thanks for posting that Ron4406!!!!!

 

 

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