Vibramate V5 and Bigbsy B5 Installation

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Install a Bigsby Vibrato on your guitar in minutes without drilling any holes using the Vibramate V5 Mounting Kit.

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Vibramate V5 Installation Instructions

Now you can install a Bigsby Vibrato on your guitar in minutes without drilling any holes!

The Vibramate V5 Mounting Kit is designed for a Bigsby B5 Original Vibrato and will fit most traditional style guitars that have a stop-tailpiece and a Tune-O-Matic type bridge!

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Installation instructions for a traditional style guitar

  1. Start by Removing the Stop Tailpiece.
  2. Remove both stop tailpiece insert screws.
  3. Vibramate plate mounts with felt pads down.
  4. Align Vibramate Plate with existing insert holes.
  5. Select either US or Metric thread screws.
  6. Secure Vibramate plate - do not over tighten.
  7. Remove pads from Bigsby Vibrato prior to installation.
  8. Align mounting holes and install appropriate screws.
  9. Secure Vibrato to mounting plate - do not over tighten.
  10. Install Bigsby Vibrato tension spring.
  11. Position Bigsby Vibrato arm over the spring.
  12. Install strings per manufacturers instructions.

Installation complete, that was simple, now enjoy!

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StewMac Tech Team

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