The Floyd Rose worked flawlessly, and it's nice to see Fender offering this, as well as the HSS pickup configuration, as an option. These are also manufactured in South Korea, but with Floyd Rose strict quality control which ensures consistent build quality. Floyd Rose Non Fine Tuner Nickel. This is a stable mechanism, wherein the strings are locked to ensure that they don’t move even with ‘tremolo’ use. If it comes down to the Special or some of the imported licensed versions out there, I’d stick with the Floyd Rose brand. The Floyd Rose Original features a double-locking tremolo system — one on the nut and the other on the bridge. It maintains most of the quality and craftsmanship present in the original Floyd Rose tremolo, and at a much lesser price. It is just Special Floyd Rose. Fit and materials (saddles, etc) are relatively cheap, though the baseplate is actually decent and seems to wear and perform decently. The Non-Fine Tuner System. I am looking into getting a Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR S, and the bridge on their spec list is the "Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod (Schecter Exclusive)" but I can't find any info on the bridge itself, I am familiar with the Floyd Rose Original Hot Rod, but I cant find anything on the schecter exclusive. The bridge is made of steel (stainless, coiled and … 4.50 average rating from 12 reviews; Sort by. It is very simply sadddles. I have tried a few of the Special units on a few different guitars. Write a review. The Special is better than a lot of older "OEM" trems, but its quality is definitely not up to that of the original Floyd Rose. pros and cons? By Teo from colombia Sunday, October 21, 2018 Verified Buyer. The Floyd Rose Special is the cheaper version of the Original Floyd Rose. More than anything, I seem to hear the most confusion about this one. whats the difference between the two models? Awesome.