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Out of the 3 Strats I have had, I think I only had the Wang bar for one of them. I never used it. The last Strat I had, I decked the bridge so it wouldn't have been usable even if I wanted it to be.
 

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3 strats, no trem use. That said I did use the trem, without the bar, on my artist V in a couple of places in my last two bands. It's nice to be able to use the trem without the bar with the PRS design.
 

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The trem on my strat has always been set to float. It stays well in tune, but required a lot of finicky setup; I apply a lubricant to all witness points if I plan to go crazy with the trem.

It holds tune perfectly, but it’s awfully shaky if you don’t maintain the setup. I’ll also ad that I have a modern 2-point setup; I’ve had much less luck with the vintage 6 screw setup.
 

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Two strats booth set up floating and used if the original song has it in. SOB keeping them in tune after a bunch of Vanhalen dive bombs. I have come to the conclusion if you use it like a rock star you better have a Floyd bridge and locking nut.
 

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The trem on my strat has always been set to float. It stays well in tune, but required a lot of finicky setup; I apply a lubricant to all witness points if I plan to go crazy with the trem.

It holds tune perfectly, but it’s awfully shaky if you don’t maintain the setup. I’ll also ad that I have a modern 2-point setup; I’ve had much less luck with the vintage 6 screw setup.
+1 on floating the modern bridge. It takes patience & a lot of fiddling with the claw/springs but you can set it to "bend" in tune up/down.
 

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I use sometimes it for slow or subtle vibratos and slow bends. Single note and chords. Vibratos I don't do well with my fingers.
I don't do well with my vibrato either.

Except for loving to execute dive bombs which are so fun Btw I never use them.

Must get a whole bunch better at the finer art of vibrato! It's eluded me for years.
 

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Once in a while, but only lightly (i.e. no dive bombing). For more than 10 years, my Strat's trem was decked, as I almost never pulled sharp. A few years ago, when I replaced the stock trem with a Callaham, I had the trem set up floating. No major tuning or sustain issues with the way I use the floating trem, so I am keeping it that way.
 

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Use the trem alot on my 2 Strats (Jimmy Vaughan w vintage bridge, Am. Std with modern 2-point bridge) both with Callaham blocks and arms, and 5 Raw Vintage springs. Yes, the Callaham and Raw Vintage parts DO make a difference (IMHO) -- snug arm fit and smooth action, and better stability. JV bridge is decked, the Am Std floats, but I only bend sharp... Oh yeah, well-lubed bone nuts in both are essential.
 
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