(also the nut is fine). I'm preparing the guitar before the plastics and new tremolo arrive by cutting Mahogany blocks to cap the existing tremolo routing. I changed out the pickups and had the trem cavity professionaly notched where the standard size block would hit the lower end when dive bombing. CHROME TREMOLO BRIDGE + 6 BRIDGE SCREWS + CLAW & SPRINGS for Stratocaster guitar. You can thank me later. Click & Collect. As part of this process, I always measure the action at the 12th fret, the neck relief, the action at the 1st fret, and also check the intonation. I can now pull up as high as I need and can also dive bomb to zero tension on the strings..Very cool. Apr 12, 2015 #1 I've been throwing around the idea of putting one of the Wilkinson locking roller bridges on my LP Custom, as I heard they are super comfy for palm muting . A roller nut can be a great addition to a great guitar but there are several factors to consider before installing one on any guitar. The holes for the bridge posts are elongated to allow overall intonation adjustment, and allen screws lock the bridge to the posts. or Best Offer. Wilkinson roller bridge on your LP? Tune-o-matic installation and set up tips Tips for installing and setting up a Tune-o-matic bridge using Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools. 327 sold. good products Zero Glide - ZS-1 Slotted Replacement Zero Fret Nut for Gibson Guitars. By that, I mean that, on the bridge, behind where it mounts on each post, is a small ‘grub-screw’. 188 sold . Thanks. FYI; I'm currently using 10-52 Ernie Ball strings and .73mm dunlop picks tuned at drop D. I am a heavy hitter, but this has never been an issue on other guitars. Getting started. Thing is with the Wilkinson Roller is that it's designed to go with a 12" radius (Gibson style) So depending on your setup, action and strings used it works for some an not for others on Fender guitars. Wrap Around bridges from Hipshot, Gotoh, Axesrus, Wilkinson and Schaller - Ideal for Les Paul Jrs and many PRS guitars where the bridge and tail piece are combined into one unit. Free postage. DO NOT keep the saddles level with the body. £10.39 postage. I personally installed a Wilkinson roller bridge on my 2012 Gibson Les Paul Supreme and it surpasses the crap zamak bridge that comes with it. The nut slot must be modified by moving it 1/16 of an inch forward towards the bridge in order for the intonation to be intact. SKU: WTB Price $46.00 - $90.60. 4A) If the bridge is not low enough, take the risers wheels out and rest the unit on the body top. Helpful Links. FAST & FREE. On my installation I ended up with bridge all the way forward against the post. thank you Schaller STM Guitar Roller Bridge in Chrome. Keep the plate level with the body. These made string changes much easier, as each string rode on top of a set of roller bearings—a really great improvement over the Wilkinson nuts. Free postage. Much appreciated, Thankyou JLD Bridge Doctor - Screw Mount Version. Ebay Feedback. Allowing the bridge to float freely (no tension on the tremolo arm) using the claw screws in the tremolo cavity, adjust the bridge to your desired angle—Fender spec is a 1/8" (3.2 mm) gap at rear of bridge. Click & Collect. £5.00 postage. tune o matic bridge, tune-o-matic bridge, les paul bridge, gibson bridge, guitar bridge, roller saddles, roller saddle bridge what I found was that the grub screw on the one side was no long enough to tighten up against the stud at the other end so I had to tighten the other side up a little to bring it closer. Thread starter TomSamuels; Start date Apr 12, 2015; T. TomSamuels Member. £13.99 to £16.99. sonar Senior Member. In Stock. The position of the bridge on the body is highly dependent on the fretboard and the nut. Wilkinson LOCKING ROLLER Bridge for Les Paul® Epiphone® Guitar - CHROME. Wilkinson Known throughout the world as a guitar 'guru' (a moniker he tolerates rather than endorses) Trev Wilkinson's comprehensive range of replacement guitar parts are what cemented his reputation throughout the industry with their simplicity, durability and problem solving designs. Outstanding ABM 2400 "Nashville" Tune-O-Matic Style Roller Guitar Bridge. Push fit Trem Arm for quicker set up, is tightened by a small grub screw at the top right, rear of the trem block. Jun 2, 2013 #8 I'd get a guitar tech to properly dress your saddles before changing up hardware. Dec 8, 2013 midwest . Reactions: 1 person. Excellent Parker & Bailey Guitar Lemon Oil Rosewood Fretboard Cleaner 16oz/473ml. Click & Collect. Wilkinson Replacement Half Size Bridge For Fender Telecaster. Step 1: Before starting the installation, first measure the height of your existing wraparound bridge as installed. I hope to save up enough money to have the same done for my Les Paul some day. Joined Jan 6, 2013 Messages 98 Reaction score 22. WIlkinson Ultimate Roller Bridge Here you can get it cheaper. I guess that (intonation effort) goes with any tune-o-matic? This 1960 Gibson Les Paul Classic model needs a new Tune-o-matic bridge. SKU: VS-100G. Excellent. After I got it snug I set the intonation. New Construction: Fast delivery, item very well packed, many thanks & happy new year! Quick delivery. – Allparts UK Bridges & Tremolos. Joined Sep 10, 2008 Messages 3,377 Reaction score 2,646. Important: Before starting to install the tune-o-matic bridge posts (or bushings) make sure the neck and fretboard are in their final positions. https://www.axesrus.co.uk/Ultimate-Roller-Bridge-p/mtb604.htm SKU: WTBS. 270. andreww1962, May 27, 2019. andreww1962, May 27, 2019 #2. cqscqs Gretschie. Reactions: 3 people. It has a rounded body heel like the current Jeff Beck model, the two post modern bridge, 22 frets and the original Wilkinson split roller nut. If you need to you can raise the rear to achieve a shallower angle over the roller as recommended. This unique post-mounted brass bridge has low-friction grooved roller saddles for smooth string return, plus advanced features for improved intonation stability. Good to know it is solid. How is it, that such a popular bridge has ZERO online tutorials on how to "properly" set it up? Guitar Tune O Matic roller bridge chrome black or gold. Measure the distance between the guitar body and the top surface of the bottom flange of each stud that holds your bridge. Tele Telecaster Humbucker Electric Guitar Bridge, 6 Saddles Chrome Black Gold . 5A) To mount the string lock device, see bottom of page for fitting instructions. If it's your playing style that's breaking strings a roller bridge isn't going to help. Standard "Wilkinson" roller bridge; 2 CTS Pots; Aluminum Switch / potentiometer Plates; Pickguard, Truss Rod cover, PU surrounds, Trem Plate for BMG ; I figure I'd go all out so I'm purchasing Adeson-Burns Tri-sonics as well. £17.06. Wrap-Around Bridge Application. Joined Aug 26, 2009 Messages 4,158 Reaction score 3,011. 23 sold. A modren Fender style neck with a 9.5" radius might work is you have a medium action. I believe that with the individually sized (wide is better) string groove profile for the Wilkinson roller saddles, the grooves for the strings are noticeably more spread out than the notched blade saddles are. The variety of tones from the Wilkinson W90SK pickups combined with the vari-coil enabling me to go from single coil to quasi double coil whilst the roller bridge and ‘classic’ vibrola is something I’ve never seen before on a contoured topped guitar. £45.00. Login / Register | My Account | Help; contact us ; My Account; Help; Mon-Fri: 10am-3pm; contact us; 01482 647630; 0 item: £00.000 . £16.95. Bridge - Wilkinson roller bridge Tremolo - Custom made original style Tuners - Gotoh SG38 with pearloid buttons Nut - Graphtech black TUSQ Switches - 3xOn/Off , 3xPhase white switccraft mounted on an aluminium plate Controls - Volume and tone Alpha 250K, Vishay cap .033 uF Pickguard - 3 mm Perspex nero, beveled and hand polished Neck width - 45 mm at nut, 50,8 mm at bridge Neck … Wilkinson Guitar Parts Allparts UK stocks a premier selection of the simple, functional, high performance guitar and bass hardware designed by the UK’s leading guitar guru Wilkinson. You'll need to retune periodically to get the right balance between the strings and the springs. The idea with the roller nut was to improve tuning while using the tremolo. Wilkinson 6 Screw Vintage Style Vibrato ~ Chrome £ 67.99. I-4557 Most Gibson electric guitars (and many others) use adjustable Tune-o-matic bridges with stud-mounted "stop" tailpieces. Click & Collect. Wilkinson style roller bridge; Regular roller bridge; I am quickly running out of ideas and patience for this guitar, which is even more annoying as the Les Paul is my favourite guitar to play. Keep the saddles level with the body. The Wilkinson nuts were inferior to later LSR Roller nuts (above) that started to appear mid-1993. The Wilkinson designed GBR roller bridge is complemented perfectly by the old-school vibrola system and Wilkinson E-Z Lok machine heads, eliminating a lot of the usual vibrato tuning issues for incredible return-to-zero performance every time. The bridge is adjustable ‘overall’. On your regular Strat bridge or tun-o-matic, we can individually set each string saddle to the optimal location for that string’s intonation. The first step in any repair or upgrade is to evaluate the guitar. Price $48.00 - $91.80. Add to cart; Signup to our Newsletter. After installing some new strings (GHS Boomer 10's) I setup the bridge. On a wrapover… not so much. Hipshot 6 In Line Open GripLock Locking Tuner Upgrade Kit (Staggered) once again top class service Parker & Bailey Orange Oil - 16oz. Adjust overall string height at the posts. It’s compromise city. Another great factor is that the Wilkinson is also a brass machined bridge and I installed a brass tailpiece. This will save lots of needless height adjustment! Wilkinson WVS50K Tremolo (Vibrato) Bridge with ultra smooth matching colur locked-down saddles, hardened steel base plate with the exclusive Wilkinson Knife edge design pivoting on two matching colour posts. Gotoh 201B-4 Hardtail Bass Bridge (Chrome) 5 out of 5 stars (2) 2 product ratings - Gotoh 201B-4 Hardtail Bass Bridge (Chrome) £46.00. Here is what I have gathered via the interwebs so far. Norton, It sounds to me like the perfect set-up. For 5 bucks less, you can get a Wilkinson roller bridge which has additional adjustability for how it sits on the posts, there are 4 hex head bolts for adjusting the position both forward and backward on both sides of the bridge. I have not installed it yet, but it appears to be well made and I don't have to replace my existing posts in my Gibson SG std. Wilkinson Replacement Bridge For Fender Telecaster. “The V100MU is everything I want in a guitar. First and foremost a roller nut is a permanent decision. Wilkinson Tremolo By Gotoh. LtKojak Senior Member. Used Aluminium Unbranded Bigsby B5 Style Flat Top Tremolo Vibrato Tele LP SG . For instance a classic Jm with a 7.25" radius fretboard is too curved for a Wilkinson Roller. The big negative is that it is a major pain to set up the intonation. £13.45 to £14.75. 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