Guitar Parts & Pickups

Guitars can lead a rough life and replacement parts can bring your axe to like new condition. But did you know that you can also change components to achieve different sounds? The options are endless!

Gibson

Gibson is an American manufacturer of guitars and other musical instruments.

Bigsby

Vibrato tailpieces designed by Paul A. Bigsby.

Kluson

The original Kluson® Manufacturing Company was founded in 1925 and expanded from a small machine shop by building its reputation as the music industry’s premier supplier of tuning machines, tailpieces, brackets, bushings, and other stringed instrument parts during the golden age of guitar manufacturing from the 1940s through the 1960s. That history continues today.
W-SC-W0X Switch Tip - Switchcraft, for Gibson® Pickup Selectors
Colors Available:
Switchcraft Switch Tip for Gibson Pickup Selectors. Threading: 8-32. Replacement for Gibson: PRTK-010
Starting at $2.15
P-GB7-X Vibrato - Bigsby, B7, for arch-top electric guitars
Colors Available:
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
Starting at $164.95
P-GB5-X Vibrato - Bigsby, B5, for flat-top electric guitars
Colors Available:
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

*Designed for use on thin hollow body and semi-hollowbody guitars
Starting at $122.00
P-GB-SPRING-4X 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.
Starting at $6.95
P-GKLU-KLP1141X Tailpiece - Kluson, Lightweight Aluminum, Steel Studs
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U.S. made state-of-the-art stoptail. A five step plating process for unmatched quality. True vintage shape and specs, not a reproduction of an aftermarket product that so many try to achieve. Steel studs included. Anchor bushings sold separately. Introducing the new Kluson® vintage aluminum stop-bar tailpiece! Designed for your instrument requiring a stop-bar tailpiece to accompany a separately mounted bridge. This is a super high-quality tailpiece that is very hard to distinguish from the originals of the 50s and 60s and best of all ... it’s made in America! The plating process is a 5 step process which is every bit as comparable to what you would find on blue ribbon winning show cars and made from high grade aluminum. This gives you the same added string definition and note articulation the vintage guys crave and was also used by some of the greatest usa guitar manufacturers from the golden era of guitar building!
Starting at $23.95
P-GB-SPRING-5X 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.
$8.50
P-GB5-A--P-GV5-A Vibrato - Bigsby, B5 Aluminum, for solid-body guitars, with Vibramate
Includes:
  • (1) P-GB5-A
  • (1) P-GV5-A
$179.95
P-GKEDP-3801X Tuners - Kluson, Revolution G Mount, Pearloid knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
Colors Available:
The Kluson® Revolution G-Mount 19:1 high ratio tuning machines offer the traditional Kluson® footprint and a newly designed sealed die-cast, one-piece housing. High gear ratio guarantees silky smooth operation, fine tuning stability with no backlash. These state of the art tuning machines are designed to directly retrofit die-cast tuning machines that have a hex head (collared) bushing and a traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern. Uses the common modern 25/64 in. (10mm) peghole. The G-Mount pattern makes these a great drop-in replacement for the modern “Gibson® Deluxe” collared tuning machines found on many models. No modification or unused holes!
  • All mounting hardware is included.
  • Precise 19:1 gear ratio for smooth operation
  • Sealed diecast,one piece housing
  • Traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern with collared bushing.
  • Pearloid button
  • Available in Nickel or Gold
Starting at $56.00
P-GB-WASHER-2 Washer - Bigsby, Plastic
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.
$1.25
P-GB-SPRING-1X 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.
Starting at $6.95
P-GKLU-05X Tuner Knob - Kluson, Butterbean, Plastic, for tuners
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Replacement Butterbean (oval) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications.
$2.10
P-GKLU-KLP128X Bridge - Kluson, ABR-1, Wired, Raw Brass Saddles
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Made in U.S. Vintage spec ABR-1 bridge. Wired. Hardware included. This is the Kluson ABR-1 bridge with the retaining wire and raw brass saddles for great tone transfer. True to original mounting specs. The saddles are held in place with a thin wire securing the intonation screws and saddles into the frame. Adjustable in height with thumbwheels and threaded rod that uses no body inserts just like the originals!
Starting at $25.60
P-GKLU-KLP120XC Bridge - Kluson, Nashville Tune-O-Matic, Zinc
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Made in U.S. Modern spec tune-o-matic bridge. No retaining wire. Plated, preslotted saddles. Hardware included Kluson is back in the hardware game with this new USA made Nashville-style Tune-O-Matic bridge. This is an awesome OEM bridge for builders or the DIY repairman offering a longer adjustment area and more mass than the original ABR-1 bridge. It matches Gibson specifications and is a drop-in, non-modification required replacement part. We dare you to compare, you'll never go back!
Starting at $26.57
P-GB3-X Vibrato - Bigsby, B3, for thin hollow and semi-hollow guitars
Colors Available:
Designed for use on thin electric hollow and semi-hollow guitars
Bigsby B3 Specifications
  • Model Name: B-3
  • Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
  • Manufacturing Method: Sand Cast
  • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
  • Approximate weight: 296 grams/10.4 oz.
  • Overall Length: 7 5/8" /193.7mm
  • Overall Width: 3 5/8" /92.1mm
  • Arm adjusts with 1/8" Allen wrench and 5/16" socket wrench
Starting at $134.95
P-GB-SPRING-2X Tension Spring - Bigsby, Vibrato ⅞" long
Colors Available:
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.
Starting at $8.95
P-GB6-X Vibrato - Bigsby, B6, for large hollow-body guitars
Colors Available:
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
Starting at $203.95
P-GB-SADDLE-1P Saddle - Bigsby, Bridge, New, Polished
Genuine Bigsby® compensated bridge with a 2 13/16” stud spacing. This polished bridge has pre-slotted saddles and is compensated for a plain G string. This bridge was used on Gretsch 6120W models. Please check stud spacing for compatibility.
$12.95
P-GB-PIN-X2 Pin - Bigsby, Hinge
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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.
Starting at $3.95
P-GB-SPRING-3 Guitar Part - Bigsby, Spring, Handle
  • Genuine Bigsby® Vibrato Handle Pivot Spring.
  • Diameter is 0.37 in. Height is 0.359 in.
  • Used for handle pivot resistance.
  • Located on underside of pivot joint on handle between the pivot nut and the handle.
  • Not to be confused with a "Tension Spring".
  • Picture is enlarged to show detail.
  • Bigsby Part# 0495-1960
$2.95
P-GT10X Bushings - Kluson, ¼" bushings, for retrofitting
Package of 6
Colors Available:
Adapter bushings to retrofit US 1/4 inch post Kluson tuners in a headstock drilled for modern die cast tuners. Nickel plating. Set of 6. These Kluson® steel replacement - adapter bushings are intended for use in converting a modern 10mm drilled headstock to accept a vintage Kluson stamped steel tuning machines with the original US 1/4 inch string post diameter. Many repair shops use these to convert a vintage instrument back to original peg head specs
Starting at $6.30
P-GKLU-SD90SLX Tuners - Kluson, 3 per side, with pearloid keystone
Package of 6
Colors Available:
Kluson Pearloid Button Tuners, 3 Per Side, Pearl. Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many '50s and '60s Gibson®, Martin® and Epiphone® guitars. Used on a Les Paul / SG Standard Historically used on:
  • 1958 - 1959 Gibson® Flying V
  • 1958 - 1959 Gibson® ES-345
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® ES-295
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® J-200
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® ES-350
  • 1956 - 1959 ES-5
  • 1957 Gibson Explorer Prototype Futura
  • 1959 Epiphone Crestwood Deluxe
Starting at $41.00
P-GB-HINGE-3 Hinge - Bigsby, Extra Short
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement hinge for vibrato units. This hinge is the stock hinge used on the B7 and B3.
      Starting at $21.95
      P-GKLU-SLN Tuner Knob - Kluson, Pearloid Keystone, for tuners
      Single ring. Replacement color-correct Keystone (tulip) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications. Sold individually. See P-GKLU-SLNDR for double ring.
      $3.15
      On Backorder
      P-GKLU-KTS9105MN Tuner - Kluson Supreme, Oval knob, 6 in line, Nickel
      Package of 6
      The new Kluson® Supreme series tuners have an 18:1 gear ratio in the traditional stamped steel housing. Designed for use on headstocks using vintage style press fit bushings. Mounting screws and bushings included.
      • 6-in-line orientation
      • Metal,oval button
      • Safety post
      • Precise 18:1 gear ratio
      $49.00
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