Fender Standard Trem Replacement Options

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  1. FiestaRed

    FiestaRed Gold Supporting Member

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    Are there any aftermarket trems that are direct replacement (no extra drilling) for the Fender standard 2 point trem? I'm specifically thinking of a Gotoh 1055 or something else by Gotoh.

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  2. Eagle1

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    The 510 TS fits with a tiny bit of dremol work to the rout (invisible with the trem fitted) the 1055~1088~1099 don't fit on the posts.The others are the Wilkinson VS100,VS400,VG300 and the Hipshot all a direct fit .
     
  3. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    you could just get the callaham upgrades for the am std. trem (saddles, block) and be in business.
     
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    testing1two Gold Supporting Member

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    +1. I've done this to two different American Deluxe 2 point trems and there is noticeable improvement in both cases. You can get the Callaham block and saddles at www.callahamguitars.com
     

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