Wilkinson/Gotoh Adjustable Bridge/Tailpiece

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A combination zinc die-cast bridge and "stop" tailpiece for solidbody guitar that can be adjusted for better intonation.

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Wilkinson/Gotoh Adjustable Bridge/Tailpiece

Item # 5169
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A combination zinc die-cast bridge and "stop" tailpiece for solidbody guitar that can be adjusted for better intonation.

String spread
1-15/16"
(49.21mm)
Saddle radius
12"
(304.80mm)
Stud spacing
3-1/4"
(82.55mm)
Stud threads
M8 x 1.25mm

Two allen screws compensate the overall string length, and two allen-adjustable saddles provide basic string intonation. Strings load from the front. Nickel.

Height-adjustable M8 x 1.25 steel mounting studs with locking allen screws and knurled bushings are included. Drill 7/16" (11mm) holes for the bushings.

 /><font color=About bridge & tailpiece measurements

String spread is the distance between the centers of the outer strings on a bridge or tailpiece.

Saddle radius determines the arc formed by all the individual saddle heights, and is similar to the measurement of a fretboard.

Stud/post spacing is the distance between the centers of the mounting posts of a bridge or 'stop' tailpiece.



Positioning the bridge
Find bridge placement for any scale with our free online tool fret position calculator.


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Wrap around Bridge

By resoamp from Beechworth Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, September 01, 2011


The direct coupling and minimum of mechanical interference produces the wrap around sound...primal! This one has some token intonation adjustments available. Rudimentary. Probably better for non-offset bridge installation, as the stings can slide into the adjustment slide gaps when installed on an angle. It works though.

My LP Junior has one, screwed down to the deck, it's exactly the right height, action wise. And it's intonated correctly.Basic, but that's why you put them on anyway.

Great value

By agnusguitars from champaign, il
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, August 23, 2011


Almost bought a pigtail for the fine tuning (intonation) on individual strings but am very happy that I went with the Gotoh. Solid components, installation was a breeze.

Clean and simple bridge

By Neal from NYC
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, February 07, 2011


The Wilkinson is a simple and elegant solution for a wrap bridge/TP. It also has a lower profile than some other brands - so it works well for guitars that have a smaller neck angle.



Stud threads are metric - so get replacement studs with US threads from another brand if retrofitting a vintage instrument.

Great bridge.

By JC from MA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, February 05, 2011


Very nice quality. Easy drop-in replacement for Gibson Melody Maker. Keeps the vintage look, and intonates well.



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