Golden Age Roller Bridge

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The only roller bridge that matches the 12" radius of the Nashville Tune-O-Matic. Low-friction brass roller saddles let the strings move freely and return to accurate pitch.

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Golden Age Roller Bridge Chrome

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Golden Age Roller Bridge Gold

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The only roller bridge that matches the 12" radius of the Nashville Tune-O-Matic. Low-friction brass roller saddles let the strings move freely and return to accurate pitch.

We designed this bridge to work with Bigsby vibratos, in place of the Nashville Tune-o-matic. This is the only roller bridge that matches the 12" radius of the Nashville, so you maintain the string action you're used to. We gave it a low profile to keep the strings clear of the bridge body too, eliminating a frequent source of vibrato problems.

Thumbwheel height-adjustment studs and knurled bushings are included.

String spread   Saddle radius   Stud spacing   Stud threads   
2-1/16"12"2-29/32"M5 x .8

 /><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.




    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 1275
    • 0.170
    • 1275-G
    • 0.170

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Golden Age Roller Bridge

By mike iadonisi from nashua,nh
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, February 26, 2014


gold plated - I am very pleased - easy to install - I have also noticed easier bending, better sustain, better tone, easier to set low action probably at least partially because radius matches Les Paul, & better looks. I haven't plugged in yet but can't wait. I love upgrading my axes and this appears to be a very cost effective upgrade. got in 2 days Stew Mac Rocks

Close But No Cigar

By Rich F from Rochester, NY
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, February 24, 2014


The Golden Age Roller Bridge is a well made piece but with (in my opinion) one serious design flaw, the rollers sit too low in the bridge assembly. When used on a Les Paul Std. with a Bigsby B7 and set up for a nominal string action, several of the strings touch the bridge. The yokes that hold the rollers need to be a little bit taller (see Schaller Roller Bridge). It is a good looking unit, good price and I like the 12" string radius, but I think that one flaw needs to be corrected.

Beauty and function, best of both worlds

By Dan Kuzmanovitch from Montreal, Quebec
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, February 07, 2014


Got it by FedEx the next day, installation was a mere minutes (the time it took to loosen the strings). I installed it on my Gibson Les Paul Traditional, without any modification at all. Was a perfect fit. It looks great (better than the TonePros original), plays beautifully, and as bonus i got rid of the G string slipping while tuning. I am really surprised at the quality of such a low priced item. Time will tell how the brass rollers will fare with the amount of playing I do. Thank-you StewMac for the great service.

AMAZING !!!

By mestisongpinoy from Kokomo, IN
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, February 07, 2014


I recently got my hands on a Gibson Les Paul 60's tribute and had ridiculous tuning and intonation issues with the existing "tune-o-matic" bridge. I initially hesitated on purchasing the Golden Age Roller Bridge because I really wanted to keep the vintage look of the guitar but tuning issues eventually made the guitar unplayable. Ordered the part from the Stewmac team (excellent transaction like always) and it arrived within two days (WOW!), installed the Golden Age Roller Bridge very easily and - AMAZING - why did I not order it sooner? Tuning and intonation issues gone and looks great on the LP.

Epi Dot

By 12Rant from NWLSKRD On Canada
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, January 09, 2014


Put a Xavier Tremolo on my Epiphone Dot and wanted this to accompany it. The bushing was smaller than my Tunematic. Some people have suggested to just drive the new bushing into the old. I used the stock bushing and thumbwheel and I just drilled out the 2 holes all the way through the bridge and camfered the holes a little with a larger bit, This removes any burrs and eases the install of the thumbwheel. I believe this is problem for most imports. I could have possibly returned it but I want this radius. Allsaid and done it works perfect and have no issues with staying in as there is no play or rock with bridge and I will use this on all my Epi's.

Gibson SG Lefty

By Webby from Portsmouuth,Ohio
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, November 27, 2013


Installed the Roller Bridge very easily. It fit perfect, this is a very well built bridge. Intonation was a breeze. A very nice looking bridge might I add. Hats off the Stewmac's shipping. I had it the very next day.

Great Piece Of Equipment

By LM from Auburn,WA
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, November 26, 2013


After putting the Golden Age Roller Bridge on my Les Paul Supreme,the strings stopped popping out of tune when I performed bends. The bends really sang, it turned an expensive guitar that sounded average to one that sounded great. This is the only Mod that I made to my guitar and it was well worth it. Gibson should make this standard stock, they would probably sell a lot more guitars.

Pretty close but not there yet (for my ibanez AFS75T)

By QQm from Mexico
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, November 22, 2013


I must recognize it was an improvement. The tone changed a bit, for good in my point of view. The problem is that you need to drill your bridge base, and the screws are a bit big, so you have to be careful to cut them at a point where your guitar doesn't suffer damage, otherwise, the bridge will be too tall. But, once I get to do all the work done, I will let you know. So far, the tone improved, the playability, not sure yet.

A must have for your guitar

By Pumpkin from Mountain View, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, November 16, 2013


I bought a 2012 Les Paul Special with the goal in mind to have this be my beat all end all guitar. Put orange drop caps / Kinman pickups in it. I have the Stewmac neck jig (so great, can't live without it) so I did a full fret level / recrown / super polish and set it up. I was happy, but it just wasn't perfect. The stock bridge was set to 14" and It didn't feel quite perfect. Also the stock bridge didn't have quite enough saddle travel. This bridge just made things siiiiing. It dropped right in without any modification and the saddles travel so nice when setting up. The guitar plays better than any guitar I have gotten my hands on. You know that, "oh man, butter...." feeling? yea. It's got that. In my little shop I recommend this to everyone. Great product.

GAR Bridge

By smurf211 from ATL, GA
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, November 12, 2013


I'm usually hard to convince but decided to give this a shot. I have a LP Heritage TP II HCSB. I was having some pinging when trying to tune. I made a few measurements irt string height and installed this puppy. Intonation was smooth and quick and yeah I have twin rack systems with JMPs, 8008s, VooDu and etc and I could hear the difference in tone. I'm still surprised while writing this. I've playing for 40 yrs and not to often do things impress as much as this did in the studio. Be aware that it is a closed top, but that was a non issue. It is also heavier, denser than the original. -hth

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