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Re: Tremelo bridge?

That bracket Bigsby looks cool! I was very fond of the sound of a trad
Bigsby I had on a Hofner jazz box guitar. Jazz semi acoustics
typically are a bit muddy and I had the impression that the Bigsby's
metal-wear made the tone more stable with a firm upper mid range and
some more top. Unfortunately a friend parked is ass on that guitar
when it was left in an armchair at his place and it got totally
wrecked. By mistake he threw away the Bigsby too with the scattered
pieces of wood.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 7:57 PM, William Walker <billwalker@baymoon.com> 
> Hey Mark,   if you are serious about a Bigsby these guys make products 
> that
> allow you , like a mounting bracket that, depending on what kind of 
> bridge
> you have,can use existing holes and  though Bigsby's require no routing, 
> and
> another ad on string retainer product that makes the hassle of Bigsby
> restringing, a breeze.
> http://www.vibramate.com/index.php
>  Bigsby's are made of aluminum that effects the tone in what many 
> consider
> to be a positive way, adding a bit more zing in the highs and might be 
> ideal
> for your baritone adding a bit of clarity, and they don't add lots of 
> weight
> to the instrument the enough that if you have a heavy neck that  tends to
> want to dip down.  Stew Mac carries several different models
> http://www.stewmac.com/?gclid=CKSL8PXc1MoCFUWVfgodLYwOCw
> The Stets bar products are very cool as well, though Im not nearly as
> familiar with playing them,  in fact I can count on one finger the times 
> I
> have.
> The design is sound and the guy who makes  them is a nice chap.
>  Cheers
>  Bill