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Re: What the heck is Behringer doing?

A friend of mine had got one of them - the steinberg trem, just like many
other steinbergs had a lever to stop it - pretty impractical compared to 
wilkinson one in which you only had to drop the tremolo harm. Thanks for 
advice on Trevor Wilkinson.
----- Original Message -----
From: "future perfect" <artists@hazardfactor.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 7:31 PM
Subject: RE: What the heck is Behringer doing?

> On some of Gibson's lower priced LP's in the 80s, they used a
> Steinberger-designed tremolo that locked. I am guessing that is where
> the patent problems were. Also, Trev Wilkenson works for Patrick
> Eggle/Fret-King Guitars in England- contact them, maybe they will sell
> ya one.
> Dave Eichenberger- guitars.loops.devices
> http://www.hazardfactor.com
> >
> > Just not to come back to old discussions - has anyone in here
> > ever heard
> > about the Wilkinson Vs100 Convertible guitar bridge?
> > Wilkinson created it, it could not be a technological
> > masterpiece, but it
> > was useful - a vibrato bridge that you could turn into a
> > fixed bridge just
> > by not using the vibrato arm - I'm still looking around for
> > one of these
> > beasts, as GIBSON decided to sue Wilkinson for copyright
> > infringement, as
> > they claimed that Gibson patented a very similar unit, and
> > asked Wilkinson
> > so much money for the licensig fee that the unit had to be
> > discontinued. And
> > I never found a convertible bridge on a Gibson guitar or on
> > anything they
> > had produced in the last 50 years.