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Gotoh Aluminum 'Stop' Tailpiece

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Nickel, 5/16-24

Item # 5851-N
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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

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!

5.0

tailpeice

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Good look for a Les Paul type setup.

5.0

On par or better than Gibson

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I purchased a Gotoh Aluminum tailpiece for my Gibson ES-339 (Mainly b/c my Historic Les Paul came with an aluminum TP) and found no sonic difference whatsoever between Gibson and Gotoh. The TP was a perfect retrofit (Along with Tonepros locking studs). Save some money and buy this over Gibson,

5.0

Solid tailpiece 

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It holds the strings so i cant ask for more

5.0

A Noticeable Improvement

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Added this tailpiece in combination with the Gotoh bridge, and my Epi '56 Gold Top really came alive! Clear, sweet tone, sustain for days. Worth every penny!

4.0

Great quality, but tone is subjective

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I decided to try this tailpiece on my modded Epi Dot that has Seth Lovers, Mojotone 335 wiring harness and Gotoh replacement tune-o-matic. All those mods were improvements, but with the Gotoh aluminum tailpiece, this guitar exhibits a harshness in the upper mids that I don't like. It looks like I'm the only one here that doesn't like the tone change. Went back to the stock Epi LockTone zinc tail, and the sweetness is back. harshness gone. Great quality and price though.

5.0

Gotoh quality is great!

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The addition of this fine product to my LP Junior DC rewarded me with a very noticeable increase in body resonance in the range of the open G string. This pitch and the octave above were somewhat soft on this guitar, but I was surprised the Gotoh aluminum tailpiece helped even these out. Even switched back to double-check! Add in that it is beautifully made and is a painless upgrade and it's tough to name a better upgrade for the dollar.

5.0

bueno, bonito y barato

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Lo comprT para un proyecto de guitarra, asf que no sabrfa decirles la diferencia en cuesti=n de sonido respecto a un tiracuerdas de metal.

A pesar de ello, puedo decir que es un muy buen producto, pesa muy poco y se ve bien.

5.0

Gotoh Aluminum Stop Tailpiece

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A lot lighter than stock Epi tailpiece and finish is looks more durable. Solid and well made.

5.0

Nice and Light

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I have a chambered Les Paul 50s Tribute (BTW the baked maple fingerboard looks fine and survived a dry winter on a guitar stand with no sharp fret ends!) that weighs in at just over 7 lbs. It now weighs in at just under 7 lbs. Sounds the same to me and every little step to lighten the load is a plus. Also installed is the Schaller roller bridge widening the string spacing to 2 3/26"; matching my dreadnought.

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