This GENIUS Stratocaster Setup Makes Your TREMOLO Bend In Tune

Tommaso Zillio

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stratocaster tremolo setup

I just came across something so cool that I can’t resist sharing it with you.

So apparently somebody came up with a way to set up your guitar tremolo so that it bends the notes in tune.

(just watch the first few seconds of the video below…)

And it’s not a new thing! They discovered this in the 70’s or earlier!

And I just found out!

How is that nobody knows about this?

I’ve always wondered how Jeff Beck used the tremolo to bend notes up to pitch… I guessed that he was really really good…

… but it was much easier than that! (You could do that too in a few minutes!)

Funny thing - the moment they showed me this, I thought “this is physically impossible”.

(Now this is particularly embarrassing for me, because I have a degree in Physics… )

See, not only the notes bend in tune, but different strings bend up a different amount… it didn’t seem to make any sense. “Can’t work” I thought.

But I am still a scientist.

So, despite my skepticism, I performed the experiment. I set up two of my guitars that way.

It’s the science things to do!

… and what do you know, I was wrong. Completely, utterly wrong.

The strings are bending up to the correct pitch… it’s like magic.

I’m having the time of my life finding out the musical possibilities of this :-) Melodies, double stops, bending chords into different chords…

… and I’m showing you everything about it in this video:

(And you can do this setup too with a screwdriver and a bunch of sticky notes… no joke!)

To be creative with this new musical idea, you need to know your fretboard inside out!

But how can you do it? Certainly not by watching 1.000 different YouTube videos in hope to find some glimmer of information.

Instead you need a solid SYSTEM - that is flexible enough o work in YOUR style of music, easy enough that you can learn it intuitively, and powerful enough to give you all the harmonic options you want.

Where do you find this system? Glad you asked! You find it in the Complete Chord Mastery guitar course


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