Bigsby loaded guitars

jed mac

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Let’s see who’s rocking a bigsby loaded guitars.

A telecaster I built in 2017 with a bigsby b5

A 2017 guild starfire v with guild branded bigsby b70

2022 epiphone lesPaul 50s standard with a bigsby b700
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SixStringSlinger

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The Esquire started out as a late-‘80’s Korean Squire Tele. The Bigsby is a B5 sometime later, slightly off-center but works fine. I replaced some bits with Callaham ones. Standard spring, as far as I can tell.

The Reverend came stock with a licensed Bigsby (B50?) and a roller bridge that I’ve since replaced with a Tru-Arc bar bridge. Squishy spring sitting stop a penny for a little more height on the bar.
 

Boreas

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A Chigsby on a MIJ Fender Mustang. I could not find a MODERN Mustang plate that was the proper alloy to resist rounding of the necessary knife edge pivot - which ruins tuning stability. This cheap replacement was a frustration modification that worked very well, once proper ball bearings were installed in the tension bar.

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