Luthier Parts & Tools

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-BRIDGE-3 Bridge - Bigsby, Tele, Adjustable, 2 Bushings
The Bigsby Adjustable Tele Bridge is chrome plated and comes complete with 2 mounting bushings. It was designed for use with Telecaster guitars, but may be used on other similar models. Intonation on this bridge is individually adjustable for each string directly at each saddle. The threaded saddle design allows strings to be positioned where you want on the neck of your guitar. Note: Requires drilling insert holes. Bigsby Base Mounting Plate sold separately (P-GB-PLATE).
$49.95
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-5X Hinge - Bigsby, Conventional, B6 Style
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Bigsby long B6-style hinge plate.
Starting at $18.55
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-GVB-SB-GRIP Vibramate - Super Grip for Bigsby Trems
The Vibramate Super Grip is custom made specifically to fit the arm of your Bigsby vibrato. The textured design adds contour to the overall grip and a soft comfortable feel for subtle vibrato techniques. The Vibramate Super Grip easily slides onto your existing Bigsby vibrato arm without any modifications or special tools. The tapered design ensures a snug fit once installed but can be removed just as easily by sliding it back off. One size fits all - Vibramate Super Grip fits all Bigsby vibratos using the standard stock flat arm including Import and Left-Hand models. Made in USA.
$8.95
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-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-GB6-X-LH Vibrato - Bigsby, B6, for large hollow-body guitars, left-handed
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Designed for use on thin hollow body and semi-hollowbody guitars. Left-handed.
Starting at $217.95
Partially Out of Stock
Note: P-GB6-GLH: Gold is a special order item.
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-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-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-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
      On Backorder
      P-GB-SCREW-4 Screw - Bigsby, for Mounting Bridge Plates
      Genuine Bigsby® mounting screws. These wood screws are for mounting bridge plates to the top of the guitar body. These are the stock screws included with plates like P-GB-PLATE.
      $2.25
      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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-GB500-X Vibrato - Bigsby, B500, for flat-top electric guitars
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      Lightning Series II. The Bigsby vibrato tailpiece is a type of vibrato device for electric guitar designed by Paul A. Bigsby. The device allows musicians to bend the pitch of notes or entire chords with their pick hand for various effects.
      • Model Name: B-500
      • Series: Lightning Series II
      • Manufacturing Method: Die Cast
      • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
      • Approximate weight: 279 grams/9.8 oz.
      • Overall Length: 4 9/16"/ 115.9 mm
      • Overall Width: 3 ¾"/95.3 mm
      • Arm adjusts with 1/8" Allen wrench and 5/16" socket wrench

      *Designed for use on flat top electric guitars Bigsby Lightning Series Vibratos were created for players who want the Bigsby sound and "vibe", but for use on less expensive instruments.
      Starting at $129.05
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