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Gotoh 510 on Tyler

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by dankayaker, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. dankayaker

    dankayaker Supporting Member

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    Has anyone changed their VSVG trem bridge for a 510 ?
    I've read it was a drop in job, but Tyler tells me they have to route.
    Anyone done this ?
     
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    The 510 uses two large studs that are 10mm in diameter.

    The VSVG uses a vintage style 6 screw mount. Yes you'll need to route.
     
  3. dankayaker

    dankayaker Supporting Member

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    The 510 is available in 6 bolt config also.
     
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    Mondoslug Supporting Member

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    Not this one:


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    A slight adjustment with a dremol is required to accommodate the arm mech (5 mins.)
     
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    RvChevron Member

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    Ooops, Yes, the SS2, FE2 and SF2.
     
  7. dankayaker

    dankayaker Supporting Member

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    yeah I just talked with Tyler, it's weird because the measurements for the VSVG are larger all the way around than the 510. I'm ordering one . . .even if I have to mod the guitar a little it will be worth it for the easy intonation adjustments.
     
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    For vintage 6 screws or VSVG which is a drop in replacement:

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    For all other Wilkinsons and Gotoh 510 that uses two studs.

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    The routing needs to be wider to accomadate the large bushing that houses the trem arm.

    The top plate is smaller in dimension on the 510-xx2 (6 screws) but under the hood it's bigger/wider due to the arm busing under the plate.
     

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