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Gotoh Aluminum 'Stop' Tailpiece

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Nickel, 5/16-24

Item # 5851-N
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Nickel, M8 x 1.25

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Gotoh Aluminum 'Stop' Tailpiece

About This Item

Lightweight vintage design. Just like the original 1950s aluminum alloy model, this reproduction is 2-3 ounces lighter than familiar standard versions.

The mounting studs are spaced 3-1/4" (82.55mm) center-to-center. Position the studs 1-1/2" (38.10mm) behind the center of the bass side bridge mounting post. Use an 11mm drill bit to install the bushings. The strings can be installed from the front or rear.


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    • Weight
    • 5740
    • 0.1744 lbs. (0.08 kg)
    • 5740-N
    • 0.1768 lbs. (0.08 kg)
    • 5851
    • 0.1766 lbs. (0.08 kg)
    • 5851-N
    • 0.2000 lbs. (0.09 kg)

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5.0

Upgrade for my Epiphone Les Paul 1960 Tribute Plus

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LIGHT, HQ made, more sustain, brighter sound. I use it for wrap around strings.

5.0

Cannot believe the difference

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I bought this to replace the stock zinc/pot metal tailpiece on my 2013 Gibson Les Paul Traditional model. At first I did it in the hopes I might notice some better tone but really also to lose 2 ounces from a heavy guitar (it was 9 lbs 14 oz. . . now 9 lbs 12 oz. . . hey, every bit helps!). I can't believe how noticeable the tone change is. First, the guitar rings forever now. Amazing increase in ringing sustain of notes and chords. Second, it is clearer in tone without being actually brighter. Amazing little mod that is well worth the money. Try it!

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great product

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Perfect finish quality and super light. If you want what the aluminum tail piece has to offer then this is the way to go. If money is not an object and you want some flair then get the Schroeder one.

5.0

Best Bang For the Buck in Vintage Tone

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Hello. I finally Got around to putting this item on my Epiphone Les Paul, and believe me this part does make a difference in tone. Back in the day Gibson used to use Aluminum tailpieces on their Les Pauls, then they stopped in favor of pot metal, only the historics, certain reissued or certain signature models now use the aluminum tailpiece. For Epiphone, I got the nickel metric version, I swapped out the studs, put the tailpiece on strung it up, and it has a nice tone that really resonates. Thank you stew mac for having this item.

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A great buy, you'll hear the difference

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This is a simple and cost effective upgrade for your Les Paul. Very light weight while improving tone.

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Great product

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and a perfect light weight replacement, esp the nickel for top wrap jobs

5.0

Amazing tailpiece

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Great improvement over the heavy pot metal epiphone tailpiece. Greater acoustic response, and power. Awesome!

5.0

You Need Aluminum

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If you want to replace the stop tailpiece on your guitar, what could be better than going with aluminum? This is a great Gotoh product, with beautiful, flawless chrome plating. Direct replacement on my guitar. Highly recommended.

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Awesome

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I put this on my flying v that I made, and I love the difference in the sound and feel of the guitar now. It just feels better while playing it now, I love it

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Great quality

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I actually bought an aluminum "vintage" Gibson tailpiece as well as this Gotoh. Always been a fan of the Japanese stuff in general but this is proof positive that the Gotoh is the way to go.. so to speak. Much much better casting than the Gibson one at maybe 3 times the price. I will be getting another one or two but Gotoh is better and cheaper. BUY IT!

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