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Model B70 Bigsby Vibrato


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Lower price and smooth action! Licensed by Bigsby, here's a money-saving imported die-cast aluminum vibrato for thin archtops, or solidbodies such as the Les Paul.®

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Model B70 Bigsby Vibrato
 
  Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
4928 Polished aluminum Yes
$150.00
3 or more $138.76  

4928-G Gold Yes
$208.35
3 or more $192.74  


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Tension spring, traditional swiveling steel arm and installation instructions are included. Felt pads help protect the guitar's finish, and the string tension bar has nylon washers for smooth operation.

The Bigsby B70 vibrato is designed to fit 1-1/2" to 2-1/4" (38.10mm to 57.15mm) guitar body thicknesses. The unit mounts with four supplied screws; two attach to the guitar top. The hinged mounting plate extends 1-5/16" (33.34mm) over the end of the guitar, with 1-9/32" (32.54mm) screw hole spacing.The plate has a strap button hole located approximately 1" (25.4mm) from the top of the guitar. The unit extends approximately 6-5/16" (160.34mm) from the mounting plate to the center of the string tension bar.

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Model B70 Bigsby Vibrato
Model B70 Bigsby Vibrato
 
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5 10-19-2011
Bigsby (import) outstanding product!

Here is my Epi Black Beauty 3 with the Bigsby(- import) I purchased from Stewart-MacDonald.

I modified the Pick-up wiring. Now, the middle pick-up has its own Volume knob which was a Tone knob. The pick-up is also reversed, which gives it a more Treble than Rhythm sound. Now I can blend all three pick-ups with each other in whatever manner I wish or can activate just the middle pick-up by itself! Many combinations can be achieved.

The outer golden screws in the pick-up Mounting Rings were replaced by black screws and the Toggle Switch knob which was black is replaced with a Golden knob.

Further, I replaced the Tone and Volume knobs, which were Speed knobs, and which are now Bell knobs.

Had no problems removing the Tailpiece and the Studs; filled up the holes with the same diameter wooden plugs. Painted the top of them black. The plug at the bottom Stud hole, is where I extended the Ground wires from the Pick-ups and Pots electronics. So the Ground wire surfaced and, in the Bigsby spring-holder I drilled a small hole so that the Ground wire could fit through it and is than put in place and than the plastic wash could be applied with the spring; and that fulfills the Ground aspect.

The Bigsby is an excellent product. I am content! Easy to install; had not problems with it. I only had to modify the Strap Button (on the Epi) because it was about 4-5 mm not centered as it should, so, I filled the existing hole and centered a new hole to align it correctly. Than, I installed the Bigsby. If I had not conducted this procedure the Bigsby would have been mounted 'crooked'! Or, too high in proportion with the bridge and pick-ups, alignment.

Not bad, for an investment of about 680,- euros! The Bigsby, which I looked up to see how much it would cost here in the country I live in was on an online music components store priced at about 250 euros!! The original Bigsby was about 300,- euros!! So, you see it was very wise of me to have purchased the (import) Bigsby at Stewart-MacDonald for HALF the price it costs here!!


Thank you... Stewart-MacDonald!

"You made...my day....."

Zage

Edward B  NL
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4 12-02-2010
i like it

Installed it on gibson lp custom. Fit like it's supposed to. The gold finish is really nice, instructions suck. Needs lots of common sense to do it right.

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