Luthier Parts & Tools

Tailpiece - Gotoh, Height Adjustable
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This zinc diecast height adjustable stop tailpiece from GOTOH features threaded adjustable studs and knurled bushings. Hardware included. Anchor bushings: M8x1.25, 25mm height.
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Vibrato - Bigsby, B5, for flat-top electric guitars
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The B5, sometimes referred as the Bigsby "horseshoe" is designed for flat top solid body guitars. Attaching via four screws to a guitar's top, the B5 is extremely versatile. B5s are common on many styles of guitars including SGs, Les Paul Jrs, Telecasters, and Rickenbacker 325s. Bigsby B5 Specifications
  • Model Name: B-5
  • Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
  • Manufacturing Method: Cast
  • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
  • Approximate Weight: 287 Grams
  • Overall Length: 4.75"/120.65mm
  • Overall Width: 3.7"/93.98mm
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Tension Spring - Bigsby, Vibrato, ~\frac{11}{16}~" long
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement spring for tremolo units. These springs are 11/16" (17.5mm) in length and are the shortest springs available from Bigsby®. 11/16" springs are shorter than the standard ⅞” (22.2mm) springs that are stock in most Bigsby models. This spring can be used to lower the trem arm.
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Vibrato - Bigsby, B7, for arch-top electric guitars
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Designed for use on arch top electric guitars. Bigsby B7 Specifications
  • Model Name: B-7
  • Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
  • Manufacturing Method: Cast
  • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
  • Approximate weight: 354 grams/12.5 oz.
  • Overall Length: 8 ¾" /222.3 mm
  • Overall Width: 3 5/8" /92.1 mm
  • Arm adjusts with 1/8" Allen wrench and 5/16" socket wrench

Bigsby B7 Includes:
  • Tremolo
  • Arm Assembly
  • 6 Mounting Screws
  • Spring
  • Plastic Washer
  • Installation Instructions
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Spoiler String Retainer - Vibramate
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Vibramate String Spoiler For Bigsby Vibratos The Vibramate String Spoiler is an ingenious little bracket designed to fit right onto your existing Bigsby vibrato without any modifications or special tools. It easily slips right into place and is held in position by the tension of the strings when tuned to pitch. The Spoiler makes string changes so easy you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. No more need for wrapping the strings around and under the vibrato roller with needle-nose pliers in an attempt to get the ball onto that little pin. Multiple color options available.
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Vibrato - Bigsby, B5, for Flat-Top Electric, Pinless String Bar
A genuine Bigsby B5 vibrato with a modified string mounting bar that features counterbore holes for a string-through style rather than the original mounting pins. This version allows for quick and easy restrings.
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Adapter Kit - Vibramate, Standard Carved Top Les Paul
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Vibramate V7-LP Les Paul Adapter Mounting Kit, For Bigsby B7 - Now you can install a Bigsby Vibrato on your carved top Les Paul® guitar without drilling any holes!
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Tension Spring - Bigsby, Vibrato, 1 ⅛" long
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement spring for tremolo units. These springs are 1 1/8" (28.6mm) in length and are the longest springs available from Bigsby®. 1 1/8" springs are longer than the standard ⅞” (22.2mm) springs that are stock in most Bigsby models. This spring can be used to raise the trem arm.
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Tension Spring - Bigsby, Vibrato ⅞" long
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement spring for tremolo units. These springs are 7/8" (22.2mm) in length. 7/8" springs are the standard size included with most stock Bigsby® models.
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Anchor Bushings - USA Thread, Steel
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High quality USA made steel anchor bushings available in long or short lengths with a coarse or fine knurl for a variety of stop tailpiece uses. These bushings fit 5/16 – 24 US Threaded studs. Studs sold separately.
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Tension Spring - Bigsby, Vibrato, 1" long
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement spring for tremolo units. These springs are 1" (25.4mm) in length. 1" springs are longer than the standard ⅞” (22.2mm) springs that are stock in most Bigsby models. This spring can be used to raise the trem arm.
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Washer - Bigsby, Plastic, for tremolo units
Genuine Bigsby® replacement washer for tremolo units. This white plastic washer sits beneath the spring in the cup located on the frame. These washers reduce noise and potential damage to the spring and cup.
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Washer - Bigsby, Fiber, for vibrato handle
Genuine Bigsby® replacement vibrato handle washer.
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Hinge - Bigsby, Extra Short, stock for B3 / B7
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement hinge for vibrato units. This hinge is the stock hinge used on the B7 and B3.
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      Tailpiece Studs - Imperial Stop, Steel, .781", set of 2
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      U.S. made quality .781 in. (short) stoptail studs in standard threading. Five step plating process for extra durability This standard stop bar stud is made in steel for added strength and sustain and works with all US threaded bushings. Body Inserts sold separately.
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      Pin - Bigsby, Hinge, genuine replacement
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      Genuine Bigsby® replacement hinge pin for tremolo units. This hinge pin measures 1 13/16" from the base of the head to the end.
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      Tailpiece - Stop Bar, Vintage Spec, Aluminum, USA
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      U.S. made and true to vintage 1950s specifications. This lightweight stop tailpiece is made of aluminum to match the original 1950s version. High quality plating is used on all options. Mounting studs sold separately. For a full set with all hardware included, please see P-GKLU-KLP1141X.
      • 3.22 in. (82mm) stud spacing
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      Vibrato - Bigsby, B6, for large hollow-body guitars
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      Designed for use on thin hollow body and semi-hollowbody guitars Bigsby B6 Specifications
      • Model Name: B-6
      • Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
      • Manufacturing Method: Cast
      • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
      • Approximate weight: 311 grams/11 oz.
      • Overall Length: 9" /235 mm
      • Overall Width: 3 5/8" / 92.1 mm
      • Arm adjusts with 1/8" Allen wrench and 5/16" socket wrench
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      Screw - Bigsby, for Mounting to Guitar body
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      Genuine Bigsby® mounting screws. These are the same screws that come stock with many Bigsby® vibrato units. These wood screws are for mounting the vibrato to the top of the guitar body.
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      Nut - Bigsby, Handle, genuine replacement
      Genuine Bigsby® replacement nut for vibrato handle.
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      Adapter Kit - Vibramate, V7-335 for Gibson and Epiphone Arch Top
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      Vibramate V7-335 installs in minutes with no drilling! For arch top guitars with stop tailpiece and Tune-A-Matic bridge. The E-series is for 8.0" guitars. The G-Series is for 8.5" guitars.
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      Bracket - Bigsby, Chet Atkins, top piece
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      Genuine Bigsby® Chet Atkins bracket, top piece, for use with Bigsby vibrato units. Includes set screws for mounting the arm. Lower piece, fiberwasher, handle spring and nut sold separately. Pre-installed handle stud not included on gold version.

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      Bracket - Bigsby, Chet Atkins, 2 pieces
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      Genuine Bigsby® Chet Atkins bracket, two pieces connected, for use with Bigsby vibrato units. Includes all set screws required for attaching the arm to the bracket and the bracket to the vibrato. Arm sold separately.
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      Vibrato Arm - Bigsby, Chet Atkins, 7.5"
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      Genuine Bigsby® Chet Atkins replacement vibrato arm. This 7.5" long version is the stock size used in the Chet Atkins arm assemblies.
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