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Tremolo Routing Templates Traditional Strat tremolo front and rear cavities

Traditional Strat tremolo front and rear cavities

Item # 1110
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Tremolo Routing Templates Floyd Rose or Schaller locking tremolo front and rear cavities

Floyd Rose or Schaller locking tremolo front and rear cavities

Item # 1118
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$19.69

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Tremolo Routing Templates Floyd Rose or Schaller modification for recessed front cavity

Floyd Rose or Schaller modification for recessed front cavity

Item # 1119
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Tremolo Routing Templates

About This Item

Clear templates for Stratocasters® and clones having standard Fender-style, Floyd Rose® or Schaller locking tremolos with rear-routed spring cavities.

The most precise routing templates available. Helpful centerlines are laser-etched to aid proper placement, eliminate guesswork and produce cleaner results. Transparent acrylic, 3/16" (4.76mm) thick. Instructions included.

These time-saving templates can be attached to the body with countersunk screws or double-stick tape. We recommend ball-bearing router bits for best results.


#1110 Strat templates are for tremolos with either 2-7/32" (56.36mm) mounting screw spacing, or 2-3/16" (55.56mm) mounting stud spacing. Use for installing these tremolos:



Gotoh Traditional Tremolo for Strat


Wilkinson/Gotoh VS-100N Tremolo


Wilkinson/Gotoh VSVG Vintage Tremolo

#1118 Floyd Rose templates are for installation of the following tremolos, or other tremolos with 2-15/16" (74.61mm) mounting stud spacing.



Golden Age Locking Tremolo

#1119 template for recessed tremolo is modify the front cavity to allow extra arm travel for super whammy action. Recessing the tremolo creates extra clearance at the rear of the unit, and increases the range of upward arm movement. The tremolo (and the strings) can be closer to the guitar's face, reducing the need for neck shims. For tremolos with 2-15/16" (74.61mm) mounting stud spacing.


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Trade Secrets!

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Instructions

Product Instructions

Router Templates for Traditional Strat Tremolo

Instructions for routing for a traditional Strat-style tremolo bridge.

Router Template Set for Floyd Rose Tremolo

Instructions for using a router template to rout a guitar for a Floyd Rose-style tremolos.

Router Template for Recessed Floyd Rose Tremolo

Instructions for routing a top recess for use with Floyd Rose-style tremolos.

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Floyd Rose templates

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I was installing a Floyd Rose and wanted to be exactly true in what I was doing, And once again!!!! I go to my pals at SM!!! thank you AGAIN for the wonderful treatment and your Prices are awesome too!

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Good guide

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Once you take the time to understand how this template works and take extra care in placement, you'll be glad to have it. This is a "measure many, cut once" situation.

5.0

Nice and solid...clearly.

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I really like the fact that this template is clear and marked with center lines.

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time savers

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any wellmade template will help save time and make cuts a lot cleaner, one thing with the ones i got, took me a hour to figure out that the countersunk holes were cut on the wrong side, good thing i'm old school and measure 6 times, cut once.

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Handy

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These templates make it super easy to hit the right marks. Nothing worse than an out of control hole maker! Save yourself the headache and spring for 'em!

4.0

Watch the centerline

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The vintage screw holes and overall shape of the trem are very close to a vintage Fender rout. Be aware that the Wilkinson Gotoh holes are definitely NOT centered on the template. If you mark the centerline from those, the entire rout will be skewed ~ 3/32" to the treble side, which could cause your trem block to lack clearance on the bass side of the rout for up pulls. The spacing of the Wilk/Goth holes is 2 3/16" not the 2 7/32" found on Fender Am Std or drop in replacements for it.

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Easy and professional

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I love to modify guitars and the right tool is a key. I went through all Internet and didn¦t find anything better.

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Makes Vintage Drilling a Strat Simple

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For dowelling and re-drilling this Mex-Strat for a Vintage Bridge, this template made a tough job simple. After the dowels were glued into place, I used this template to drill the mounting holes for the bridge. Just something about the tone of the vintage Strat bridge with steel tone block that's well worth it.

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good

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It's a piece of laser cut plastic.

5.0

templates

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the templates I got where just what i needed.and they work great

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on page 71 of our StewMac Digital Catalog



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