Luthier Parts & Tools

P-GKLU-KLP1101X Tailpiece Studs - Stop, Brass, .781 inch, set of 2
Package 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. Set of 2. This standard stop bar tailpiece stud made from brass works with US threaded bushings. Inserts sold separately.
Starting at $6.50
P-GB-STUD-1X Handle Stud - Bigsby, genuine replacement
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement handle stud.
Starting at $4.65
P-GB7-GG Vibrato - Bigsby, B7, for arch-top electrics, gold face
Designed for use on arch top electric guitars. Original Kalamazoo Line.
$258.25
On Backorder
P-GB6-X 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
Starting at $203.95
P-GB-HINGE-3 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.
      Starting at $23.95
      P-GB-PIN-X Pin - Bigsby, Roller, genuine replacement
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      Genuine Bigsby® replacement roller pin. This roller pin is stock to the B5 and B7 vibrato units.
      Starting at $4.75
      P-GKLU-KLP1131X Tailpiece Set - Standard Zinc, 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. 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 used and best of all ... it’s made in America! The zinc used helps maintain a warm, vintage tone without sacrificing string definition and clarity. 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. this tailpiece is the most common material and is used by some of the greatest usa guitar manufacturers from the golden era of guitar building on many current standard models.
      Starting at $18.95
      P-GB-BEARING-1 Bushing - Bigsby, Roller, Bronze, for B5, B7, B12
      Genuine Bigsby® bronze roller bearing. Fits between P-GB-PIN-X and P-GB-ROLLER-S. These are the stock bearings used in B5, B7, and B12 vibratos.
      $4.95
      P-GB5PL-A 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.
      $169.95
      P-GB70-X Vibrato - Bigsby, B70, for arch-top electric guitars
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      Designed for use on arched top electric guitars Bigsby B70 Specifications
      • Model Name: B-70
      • Series: Licensed Line
      • Manufacturing Method: Die Cast
      • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
      • Approximate weight: 358 grams/ 12.6 oz.
      • Overall Length: 8 11/16"/ 220.7 mm
      • Overall Width: 3 ¾"/95.3 mm
      • Arm adjusts with 1/8" Allen wrench and 5/16" socket wrench
      Starting at $128.95
      P-GB-HINGE-4G Hinge - Bigsby / Gretsch, Gold for B11 and B12
      Genuine Bigsby® replacement hinge for use with B11 and B12 vibratos. Gold finish. Hinge pin sold separately.
      $28.95
      P-GB-SADDLE-2P Saddle - Bigsby, Bridge saddle, Polished
      Genuine Bigsby® replacement bridge saddle. 2 13/16” stud spacing.
      $17.65
      On Backorder
      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.
      $9.50
      P-GB-BRACKET-3X Bracket - Bigsby, Flat Handle Bracket
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      Genuine Bigsby® flat handle bracket for use with Bigsby vibrato units. Includes set screw for mounting to vibrato. Arm and other hardware sold seperately.
      Not compatible with Lightning Series vibratos.
      For handles see P-GB-HANDLE-1X.
      For 9.5" handles see P-GB-HANDLE-8X.
      For handle fiber washer see P-GB-WASHER-1.
      For handle pivot spring see P-GB-SPRING-3.
      For handle nut see P-GB-NUT.
      For complete handle assemblies see P-GB-HANDLE-6X.
      Starting at $16.95
      P-GB3-LH Vibrato - Bigsby, B3, for Thin Hollow and Semi-Hollow, Left-Handed
      This is the left-handed version of the Bigsby B3 designed for use on thin electric hollow and semi-hollow guitars. Mounting screws, arm spring, and washer included.
      $201.65
      P-GV5-ST-A Vibramate - V5-ST Short Tail, For Bigsby B5, polished aluminum
      Vibramate Short Tail V5 Adapter Mounting Kit, For Bigsby B5 The Vibramate V5 Short Tail Mounting Kit is the same as the Original V5 kit but designed for tighter locations such as the SG Classic style guitars that feature a larger pickguard. The Vibramate V5 is for mounting a Bigsby B5 Original Vibrato and will fit most traditional style guitars that have a tune-a-matic style bridge and a stop-tailpiece. The kit installs in minutes with the included hardware and eliminates the need for drilling permanent holes in your instrument. Vibramate comes with 3 felt-pads secured to the bottom of the mounting plate for a soft touch to the top of your guitar.
      $57.95
      P-GV5-TEV-2-HB Adapter Kit - Vibramate, V5 Stage II Telecaster, Humbucker
      Vibramate V5-TEV Stage II with Humbucker Ash-Tray bridge option. Now you can install a Bigsby Vibrato on your vintage Telecaster® guitar without drilling any holes! The Vibramate V5-TEV Stage II Model Mounting Kit is designed for a Bigsby B5 Original Vibrato and will fit most standard Telecaster® guitars that have a vintage style "Ash-Tray" bridge and 4-screw mount. The kit includes mounting hardware for the Bigsby B5 Vibrato and utilizes your existing Telecaster® pickup and bridge saddles.
      $116.00
      P-GB-SCREW-3 Screw - Bigsby, set screw for vibratos and more
      Genuine Bigsby® replacement set screw for handle brackets and assemblies. This set screw is compatible with the Kalamazoo Series and some Lightning Series vibratos.
      $2.25
      On Backorder
      P-GB-BRIDGE-1X Bridge - Bigsby, bridge assembly for guitar
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      Genuine Bigsby® bridge assembly for use with Bigsby vibrato units.
      Starting at $49.95
      P-GV5-TEAS Adaptor Kit - Vibramate, Telecaster, Saddle Bridge
      Now you can install a Bigsby Vibrato on your American Standard Telecaster® style guitar without drilling any holes! The Vibramate V5-TEAS-1 Model Mounting Kit is designed for a Bigsby B5 Original Vibrato and will fit most American Standard Telecaster® guitars that have a 3-screw mount bridge. Vibramate The Vibramate V5-TEAS kit includes mounting hardware for the Bigsby B5 Vibrato and utilizes your existing Telecaster® pickup and mounting hardware. There is no need for drilling, soldering or removing the neck.
      $159.95
      P-GB-BRIDGE-5X Bridge - Bigsby, Telecaster conventional
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      Genuine Bigsby® conventional Telecaster bridge for use with Bigsby vibrato. This is the stock bridge assembly used in B16 vibratos.
      2 13/16” stud spacing.
      Starting at $36.95
      P-G-TP-AX 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
      Starting at $21.95
      P-GVSR1-X 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.
      Starting at $36.25
      P-GB-WASHER-2 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.
      $1.45
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