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Floyd's are very simple animals once you understand them,the Evertune doesn't appear to be a floating bridge (no whammy) which is like comparing apples to oranges...the whole point of a Floyd is the dive bomb effect....once a Floyd is in tune,it will stay there.
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Almost bought this last week for $350. Glad I waited. Thanks Iconian.
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Wish they still have no sales tax
If you sign up for their store card, they credit any tax charged back to your card.

Edit: Oops for some reason thought this was B&h. Disregard.
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No Floyd's...I"m out.
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Is this a good electric guitar for a beginner?
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Meh, Floyds are a pain in the ass. Evertune is where it's at now.
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Is this a good electric guitar for a beginner?
Jacksons are great, so yes.
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Meh, Floyds are a pain in the ass. Evertune is where it's at now.
Floyd's are very simple animals once you understand them,the Evertune doesn't appear to be a floating bridge (no whammy) which is like comparing apples to oranges...the whole point of a Floyd is the dive bomb effect....once a Floyd is in tune,it will stay there.
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Meh, Floyds are a pain in the ass. Evertune is where it's at now.
If you are having trouble with a Floyd it's all about the spring tension on the back cavity,either remove or add a spring,or more often then not, turn the screw less or more that holds the springs to get close into tune...then tighten at the nut,and finish up with fine tuners at bridge.
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Meh, Floyds are a pain in the ass. Evertune is where it's at now.
Yeah, for beginners.
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Ah yes, finally the return of 80's guitars.
I wanna Rock!
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Is this a good electric guitar for a beginner?
Absolutely. They're even good guitars for intermediates, and I know experts that will happily gig with them (and prefer them over more expensive guitars for gigs).

If you're just starting out, the best way to pick a guitar is to go to a guitar store and try some out to see what feels good to hold - but you do need to know some basics like how to hold a guitar, how to fret notes, knowing a couple chords (like E and A) would be helpful, and also knowing what can be fixed with a setup (like high strings that are difficult to fret) and what can't (frets having sharp edges).

Failing that, buy a guitar from a good brand (like Jackson) that you like the look of and that excites you to play, as that will inspire you to play more and to learn. Just keep in mind that any guitar you buy online may require a setup, so you would either need to learn how to do that (there are guides online, Sketchy Setups is cheap and easy to use) or budget to take it to a tech.

And ignore the comments about Floyds, as a beginner you don't want one.
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Meh, Floyds are a pain in the ass. Evertune is where it's at now.
Evertune looks fascinating, but it's not in any way a replacement for a Floyd Rose. And tuning really isn't an issue - my Floyd guitars may require a minute worth of fine tuning once a week.

Also, Evertune's stated cause for notes becoming flat or sharp across the fretboard due to intonation is fundamentally wrong, and reveals either a lack of understanding how intonation works, or a deliberate attempt to use marketing BS to mislead people into buying their product. And since they claim their bridge fixes these intonation issues, which it does not, I'm going with the latter. The only way to "fix" intonation such that every note will be in tune across the fretboard is to get rid of the frets and play fretless.
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