Floyd Rose Sustain-Blocks, Have You Used Them? Any Thoughts?

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by AxRookie, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. AxRookie

    AxRookie Tele-Meister

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    Is this the right place to ask Floyd Rose Sustain-Blocks now-a-days there are many kinds from fat to thin, From titanium to tungsten, Has anyone "Upgraded" their Floyd Rose Sustain-Blocks? Or do you have any thoughts on them?
     
  2. srvbluezz

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    I upgraded the edge pro. The sustain block was small piece of cheap pot metal. I got the brass block from fu tone. The upgrade added more weight to my js1000. I'm not gonna say that it added sustain but the guitar rings out louder both acoustically and plugged in.
     
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    I got a similar result from switching my Strat's stock trem block to a Callaham one. No Floyd involved, but I'm sure the principle is the same.
     
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    Biggest upgrade I do is block the trem. Which, if you try blocking the trem that's as far as you can take the guitar for !sustain! and !toanz!. Try it and if the delta between what you have and a fully blocked trem are too narrow to decipher then don't spend the money on a suspicious block upgrade. You can block the trem with Maple or metal (I've seen some use stacked coins to get a metal block).

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