bigsby

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  1. porfido

    porfido New Member

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    hello

    i am looking for infos on bigsby b5 on 1969 sg standard..

    I had (...) one a few years ago.. got stolen :( and had a stock b5 instead of vibrola

    anyone knows why some had b5 and some had vibrola ?
     
  2. porfido

    porfido New Member

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    well I think some had bigsby and some not.. dunno man !
     
  3. porfido

    porfido New Member

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    gee thanks
     
  4. Bonzo21

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    Could have been a transition yeah I don't know though. I'm not a vintage expert...
     
  5. Horax

    Horax Active Member

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    Not sure, but here's a B5 on my 1966 SG jr:

    finished_1.jpeg finsihed_5.jpeg
     
  6. Six String

    Six String Moderator Staff Member

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    I had a B5 put on my G400 and do admit it took a little getting used to. I still have a little trouble changing the strings but the eraser trick really helped! Mine doesn't seem to have as much action as my Meastro or a Fender Strat whammy... but it works for what I need. :thumb:
     
  7. Gibbo SG

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    That Pelham blue Les Paul/SG Junior with the Bigsby , that's a mighty fine SG, there.
    Mighty fine!
     
  8. Wildeman

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    Im gonna do it! My '61 has a badass, did you do anything to your wrap around to mount it to the studs or is the pressure holding it down.
     

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