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21:31 Nov 10, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Music / guitarras
English term or phrase: non-lock tremolo
Hi Everybody!

I need a translation for the term non-lock tremolo, specifically the "non-lock" part.

Here is some context:
(A man is showing a guitar)

They're all great guitars,
but some of them are really just...

And this little red, candy-apple red guitar, this is sort of like the spare to that, which is also one of my favourites.

I love the tremolos that they have,
the non-lock tremolo.

Thanks in advance!

Daniela Alsina
Local time: 03:53

Summary of answers provided
5palanca sin "lock"
Hernán Bovo
5trémolo continuado (sostenido)
Sandra Rodriguez
4barra(tremolo) rotable que ajusta las cuerdas de la guitarra



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trémolo continuado (sostenido)

El trémolo es un efecto de la guitarra que proporciona la sensación de que una nota se mantiene...En la guitarra flamenca el trémolo es un recurso muy habitual, pero se diferencia del clásico en que añade una nota más en la cuerda del trémolo, que se toca con el dedo índice. Así se obtiene un sonido más continuado.

    Reference: http://www.guitarraonline.com.ar/tremolo.htm
Sandra Rodriguez
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What Sandra has said is absolutely correct about playing the technique of 'tremolo' with the fingers; this holds good for both classical and flamenco styles (with the extra note for "flamenco tremolo". But here I think the non-lock tremolo refers specifically to electrically amplified guitars (the clue: candy-red apple colour...) which have a bar for bending the sound of a note or notes.

As for the non-lock part I THINK it refers to one which can be taken off the guitar when not needed, as opposed to one which is built-in...again maybe you should check a few guitar websites such as D'addario or Ibañez to see if they have any references to this....

Good luck!!

Note added at 43 mins (2007-11-10 22:15:17 GMT)


This site may be of some help to you, but it's a bit technical!! SUERTE!!

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palanca sin "lock"

A los trémolos, les decimos "palancas" en Argentina.
Tenés palanca flotante, que gracias a una morsa que se coloca en la cejuela, nos asegura la afinacion de la guitarra aun despues de "palanquearla".

Note added at 36 days (2007-12-17 04:58:10 GMT)


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barra(tremolo) rotable que ajusta las cuerdas de la guitarra

Esa e mi conclusiòn despues de leer www.freepatentsonline.com
deseo te pueda ayudar.

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