Luthier Parts & Tools

Bigsby

Vibrato tailpieces designed by Paul A. Bigsby.
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.
$13.95
On Backorder
P-GB-BRACKET-1X 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.
Starting at $33.95
P-GB-BRIDGE-6 Bridge - Bigsby, Telecaster new style
Genuine Bigsby® new style Telecaster bridge for use with Bigsby vibratos. This bridge assembly is an alternative bridge with notched saddles for the B16 vibratos.
$48.95
P-GB-SCREW-2X 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.
Starting at $2.50
P-GB-BRACKET-2X 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.

Starting at $12.95
P-GB-BRIDGE-7X Bridge - Bigsby, for Guild Special Archtop
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Genuine Bigby bridge for Guild Special Archtop guitars. This bridge has a 2-1/16" string spacing with a 3” stud spacing.
Starting at $59.45
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
$3.75
P-GB-HANDLE-3X 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.
Starting at $28.22
P-GB-HINGE-5X Hinge - Bigsby, Conventional, B6 Style
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Bigsby long B6-style hinge plate.
Starting at $18.55
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-GB-SHIM Shim - Bigsby, 1953 Original Telecaster
Genuine Bigsby® aluminum neck shim for use with B16 or other vibratos. This item is a replica of the original 1953 Bigsby® neck shim made for Telecasters using the B16 vibrato. These shims are made of a lightweight aluminum and raise the neck 3/16" for a proper angle to work with the floating bridge. The shim is not drilled. Bigsby suggests using a 3/8" drill bit.
$26.95
P-GB-HANDLE-5X Handle - Bigsby, Duane Eddy handle assembly
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Genuine Bigsby® Duane Eddy handle assembly. This unit attaches to vibratos using the included set screw.
Starting at $65.34
P-GB-PLATE Bridge Plate - Bigsby, for Telecaster Guitar
Genuine Bigsby® Telecaster® plate for use with B5 vibratos. Standard Telecasters will require modifications for use with this plate. Five mounting wood screws included. Bridge sold seperately.
$36.95
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.
$9.50
P-GB-HANDLE-7X Handle - Bigsby, flat vintage handle assembly
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Original Bigsby flat vintage handle assembly.
Starting at $92.78
P-GB-BRIDGE-2 Bridge - Bigsby, Sorkin / Bowtie Assembly

Genuine Bigsby® Sorkin bridge assembly for use with Bigsby vibrato units. The Sorkin bridge is also known as the bowtie bridge.
2 13/16” stud spacing.

$49.95
On Backorder
P-GB-PIN-X2 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.
Starting at $4.75
P-GB-HANDLE-9X Handle - Bigsby, narrow vintage assembly
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Genuine Bigsby® narrow vintage handle assembly for use with Bigsby vibrato units. This unit attaches to vibratos using the included set screw.
Starting at $83.88
P-GB-SCREW-1X Screw - Bigsby, Regular #125, Hinge
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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 hinge to the edge of the guitar body.
Starting at $2.15
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-NUT Nut - Bigsby, Handle, genuine replacement
      Genuine Bigsby® replacement nut for vibrato handle.
      $1.95
      P-GB-STUD-1X Handle Stud - Bigsby, genuine replacement
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      Genuine Bigsby® replacement handle stud.
      Starting at $4.65
      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
      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
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