Floyd Rose 8 pro?!!

Discussion in 'Extended Range Guitars' started by teslasdeathray, Jun 10, 2018.

Should there be floyd rose 8 pro?

Poll closed Jul 10, 2018.
  1. Yup, its time!

    72.4%
  2. Nope.

    27.6%
  1. cardinal

    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    Ertu is the man. That thing looks awesome.
     
  2. teslasdeathray

    teslasdeathray SS.org Regular

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    Yeah It really is a stunning peice of work honstly. Watching it be made from start to finish is amazing to see.
     
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    StevenC SS.org Regular

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    That looks amazing! Thinking of ordering one of these trems for a project.
     
  4. teslasdeathray

    teslasdeathray SS.org Regular

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    Does anyone know if Ibanez pays Floyd Rose design "royalties"?
     
  5. cardinal

    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    I believe the last of the Floyd patents expired, so Ibanez does not pay licensing fees anymore. My understanding is that’s why the LoPro has returned to the US market.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    That is correct.
     
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  7. teslasdeathray

    teslasdeathray SS.org Regular

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    Hmmmmm this very interesting:)
     
  8. cardinal

    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    I have no idea if Ibanez has its own patents on the Lo Pro design. Nothing stops someone from patenting an improvement to something that someone else has patented (they just would have trouble selling that improvement without licensing the initial patent).
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    I don’t believe that they do.

    At least not on the older Edge designs.
     
  10. Xaios

    Xaios Foolish Mortal Contributor

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    Hot damn, that trem looks great!
     
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