The first whammy bar I was aware of was the Bigsby, when I was about 8, and it took me quite a few years to get one of my own (on an Ibanez Talman) but I love it to bits. I have dreams of an army of Bigsby-loaded Telecasters and Les Pauls with P90s. And this here solution is ideal for anyone who wants to do the latter, in snazzy gold. Come to think of it, one of these on a 3-humbucker Les Paul Custom would be a lot cheaper than buying the Jimmy Page model …

Vibramate Bigsby Mounting Kit now Available in Gold

Now you can get the new Vibramate mounting kit for Bigsby Vibratos in a Gold Anodized finish. The Vibramate V5 Model Quick Mount Kit is designed for installing a Bigsby B5 “Original” Vibrato on most traditional style guitars that have a Tune-a-Matic type 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. Converting back to stock is just as simple.

Vibramate automatically positions the Bigsby Vibrato in the proper orientation without any special tools or layout.
Vibramate comes with felt-pads for a soft touch to the top of your guitar.
Vibramate includes both Standard and Metric threaded mounting hardware for installation on either US or Import model guitars.
Vibramate fits most guitars with a Tune-a-Matic type bridge and a standard Stop-Tailpiece.
Vibramate installs in minutes with No Drilling Required
Vibramate is Made in the USA with Aircraft Grade Aluminum
Vibramate V5 Gold Retail Price: $79.95
(Bigsby Vibrato sold separately)

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