Floyd goes flat

I recently built a guitar from parts. It has a Stagemaster neck, a solid washburn body, Kramer Quad Rails and a Floyd Rose from Mighty Mite. The kind where the strings load in through hollow tubes (not real common)instead of cutting the balls off and clamping. The guitar keeps going flat even with the lock nut locked tightly. I screwed in a metal spacer between the trem cavity wall and the block to keep the trem from pulling back, and loaded the claw with 5 springs just to try to eliminate the trem from the equasion. It still goes flat. The springs have been on for about a month and I have been playing it so they are certainly stretched out enough. I have heard that the lock not does not totally eliminate the tuners from the equasion, and that if the tuners are slipping then the tension on either side can be so unequal as to let the slack "leak" passed the lock nut to the guitar side of the strings. Is there any truth to this? Can anyone help me diagnose this thing?


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