Luthier Parts & Tools

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
Starting at $179.95
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.
Starting at $14.70
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
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
On Backorder
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
Starting at $165.95
Vibrato - Bigsby, B3, for thin hollow and semi-hollow guitars
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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 $165.95
Washer - Bigsby, Fiber, for vibrato handle
Genuine Bigsby® replacement vibrato handle washer.
$1.45
Anchor Bushings - USA Thread, Steel
Package of 2
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.
Starting at $1.25
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
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.
Starting at $9.95
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
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!
Starting at $54.95
Tailpiece Studs - Imperial Stop, Steel, .781", 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 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.
Starting at $6.56
Adapter Kit - Vibramate, V5 Stage II Vintage Telecaster, chrome
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.
Starting at $87.95
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
Partially Out of Stock
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
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
Vibrato - Bigsby, B50, for flat-top electric guitars
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Designed for use on thin hollow body and semi-hollowbody guitars Bigsby B50 Specifications
  • Model Name: B-50
  • Series: Licensed Line
  • Manufacturing Method: Die Cast
  • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
  • Approximate weight: 290 grams/10.2 oz.
  • Overall Length: 4 5/16" / 109.5 mm
  • Overall Width: 3 13/16" /96.8 mm
  • Arm adjusts with 1/8" Allen wrench and 5/16" socket wrench
Starting at $135.95
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
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 $24.14
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
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
Vibrato - Bigsby, B5 Aluminum, for Solid-Bodies, Left-Handed
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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. Left-handed version.
  • Model Name: B-5
  • Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
  • Manufacturing Method: Cast
  • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
  • Approximate Weight: 287 Grams/10.1 oz.
  • Overall Length: 4 3/4”/120.65mm
  • Overall Width: 3 3/4”/95.3mm
Starting at $199.95
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