Help! I'm addicted to Bigsby's !!

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  1. parker

    parker Member

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    As a serious believer in hard tail bolted in bridge guitars, I have fallen madly in love with my Bigsby equipped Tele. The Bigsby has opened up a vocabulary in my single note playing such as never before. I can't seem to play my non-Bigsby guitars any more.... help!
     
  2. MBreinin

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    Give in...they are fun!

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  3. enharmonic

    enharmonic Old Growth Gold Supporting Member

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    You'll get no sympathy from me. I love them! :BEER
     
  4. parker

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    You guys are no help at all:p what's weird is my tone sounds better (to my ear) I am a tad befuddled...
     
  5. devilrob1979

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    Throw Bigsbys or Stestbars on all of 'em and be done with it. If you use Stetsbars you can always go back to stock. :)
     
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    I love a good Bigsby!
     
  7. \DARKMETL/

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    I too have been mostly interested in Bigsbys lately and my last 3 purchases have been Bigs equipped. Next on the list is a Tele style w/ Bigs. Here are my last 3:

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    DARKMETL very nice! I love the Orange Gretsch, you definitely will flip over the Tele+Bigsby combination too, I have serious hankering for a Gretsch hollowbody equipped Bigsby now....
     
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    Yeah, i dont really have a proper Tele but I dont want one unless it has a Bigsby. It doesnt even have to be a Fender Tele actually. Would love to have this if I could ever find one!

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    enharmonic Old Growth Gold Supporting Member

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    Whoa, what is that? I want it...beautiful!
     
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    LOVE bigsbys. On the locking tuner thing, i have 4 bigsby equipped guitars, 3 with locking sperzels and a guild with grover non-locking. The guild stays in tune etter than the locking tuner models, IMO if your guitar is set up correctly to the bigsby that it doesnt make a difference.
     
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    enharmonic Old Growth Gold Supporting Member

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    Yellowecho beat me to it :). That's my #1. I have a goldtop in the works for 2009 delivery :dude
     
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    If any of you have a 335 style guitar with the stop tailpiece and would like to convert it to a bigsby, there's a guy on Ebay that sells very nice looking replicas of the "Custom Made" plaque that Gibson used in the 60's to cover the stud holes...I bought one and it looks great, though I'm still on the fence whether or not to put a Bigsby on my Tokai ES 120...the guitar sounds great as it is and stays in tune better than any guitar I've owned...I'm scared a Bigsby would screw that up.
     
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    Me too . . . all of the above.
     
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    Did someone say Bigsby??? My name is Joel and I'm a Bigsby-holic...Hi Joel...

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