those floyd rose locking tremelo systems are a pain.

once you can finally get it in tune, they stay in tune better than any other system. but to actually tune them takes an incredible amount of time and patience.

what happens is that when  the tension changes in one string it changes the tension on all the other strings, so that by getting one of the strings in tune, you put all the others out.

unlock all the strings at the nut and get a rough ballpark tuning. once all the strings are pretty close to pitch, you can lock down the nut and then fine tune each string with the little knobs on the bridge.

when tuning, always start with the bottom string first as it is larger and exerts more tension on the bridge, and you'll proabably have to do dozens of tunings before you can finally get it to settle. as i said what a pain!

if after three or fours hours of repeated tunings you still can't get it anywhere close to tuned, you might have a tension problem with the bridge - if the springs are not very strong it'll never tune up.

if that turns out to be the case, take it to a local guitar technician and get him to set it up.

or return it.
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