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- Floyd Rose Vibrato System
A type of tremolo system patented by Floyd Rose that involves a flexible floating bridge that responds smoothly to the vibrato bar. It is sometimes called the 'double-locking' system because the strings are locked at the bridge and the nut using nut locks. Every time you alter the tension on any of the strings the floating bridge moves and puts the other strings out of tune. This leaves you having to tune your guitar twice before attaching the nut locks, making tuning difficult.
Synonymous With: Floyd Rose Tremolo System, Double-Locking System, Double-Locking Vibrato System, Locking Vibrato System, Locking Tremolo System