Good trem for a stringthru?

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Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by MTLasater » Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:42 am

I'm thinking of putting a tremolo on one of my Toronados.  Both of them are stringthru bodies, and as I'm not a fan of the strat trem, does anyone have any ideas?
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Re: Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by RumorsOFsurF » Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:48 am

Bigsby, Bigsby, Bigsby!

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Re: Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by jetset » Thu Sep 06, 2007 12:02 pm

+1.  Bigsbys rule.
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Re: Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by MTLasater » Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:31 pm

Yeah, that's what I was thinking.  I've wanted a Bigsby ever since seeing Neil Young live.
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Re: Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by JazzBlaster » Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:56 pm

yep, bigsby would be best
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Re: Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by eupat » Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:37 pm

I'd go for the Bigsby too
like Stereordinary said :
The best part about the Bigsby B5 (this is actually a B50, but they're the same design) is how non-evasive they are to the guitar's top.  No routing required, just four small screws!
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Re: Good trem for a stringthru?

Post by MTLasater » Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:41 am

Yeah, I was just worried about what I'd have to do in the process.  The bizarre bridge that the older Toronados (like mine) have are a bit more awkward than the later ones, which would be easy to do a Bigsby on, since they have a Tune-O-Matic style setup.
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