Luthier Parts & Tools

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 $5.95
Handle Stud - Bigsby, genuine replacement
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Genuine Bigsby® replacement handle stud.
Starting at $4.65
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
Note: P-GB6-GLH: Gold is a special order item.
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
Vibrato - Bigsby, B60, for large hollow-body guitars
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Bigsby B60 Lightning Series I Vibrato for use on large acoustic and arch top guitars. 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. Bigsby B-60 Specifications
  • Model Name: B-60
  • Series: Lightning Series I
  • Manufacturing Method: Die Cast
  • Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
  • Approximate weight: 308 grams/10.9 oz.
  • Overall Length: 8 5/8”/219.1 mm
  • Overall Width: 3 7/8”/ 98.4 mm
  • Arm adjusts with 1/8” Allen wrench and 5/16” socket wrench
  • Available in Stainless Steel or Gold

*Designed for use on large hollow body guitars
Starting at $135.95
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
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 $7.50
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
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
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
Adapter Kit - Vibramate, V5 Stage II Telecaster, FilterTron
Vibramate V5-TEV Stage II with FilterTron - TV Jones 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
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
Bridge - Bigsby, Les Paul bridge assembly
Genuine Bigsby® Les Paul bridge assembly for use with Bigsby vibrato units.
$34.95
On Backorder
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
Tailpiece - Stop Bar, Vintage Spec, Zinc, USA
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U.S. made and true to vintage specifications. This stop tailpiece is made of zinc to match the Gibson spec used from the 1970s through the present. High quality plating is used on all options. Mounting studs sold separately. For a full set with all hardware included, please see P-GKLU-KLP1131X.
  • 3.22 in. (82mm) stud spacing
Starting at $10.95
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
Adapter Kit - Vibramate, V5 Stage II Vintage Telecaster, Shorty
Vibramate V5-TEV Stage II with Shorty 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.
$106.95
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
Bridge - Bigsby, bridge assembly for guitar
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Genuine Bigsby® bridge assembly for use with Bigsby vibrato units.
Starting at $49.95
Tailpiece - Gotoh, Relic, Aged Nickel
This aluminum height adjustable stop tailpiece from GOTOH features threaded adjustable studs and knurled bushings. Aged nickel finish. Hardware included. Anchor bushings: M8x1.25, 25mm height.
$38.00
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
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
Anchor Bushings - Metric Thread, Zinc, Set of 2
Pair of standard stop bar anchor bushings for stud mounts with fine knurling and fits most guitars using a 0.986” body depth for the anchors. Made from zinc. Pairs with P-GKLU-KLP1099X studs. Studs sold separately.
$3.95
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