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Old 17th September 2019
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Originally Posted by CaptNasty View Post
Clearly. Study vibration. The tremolo springs act as a restorative force against the tension applied by the strings. When perfectly balanced the tremolo floats level and it is highly susceptible to be taken out of balance by any energy that interacts with the system (such as a vibrating string). The springs work to bring the system back into balance by dissipating the energy that has unbalanced the system... a restorative force.
I do know how a trem works. But I also know what floating trems do to the sound