Originally Posted by ibanezRG1527
if you dont use the trem bar much (or whammy bar, dont know what you prefer to call it) just put in 5 springs and tighten the back screws all the way. then the guitar will pretty much just be a fixed bridge and you can use any strings or tunings you want.
this is a bad idea however if you use the bar a lot.
poor advice if doing so would cause bridge sink.
Regular springs are cheap and work but a few more spring options can be found: Spring Upgrades : FloydUpgrades.com!, Floyd Rose Tremolo Upgrades