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Bigsby/Vibramate for ES-137 Custom?

#1 User is offline   Sparrow 

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 10:04 PM

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Number of downloads: 248I really love my ES-137 Custom! I'm not so sure about the Varitone Switch, but that is another topic... Like I said, I love my Gibson. I really like the Bigbys as well, but not enough to violate my Gibson by drilling holes in it!! The Vibramate is a killer concept, allowing one to add a Bigsby using the existing Stop Piece mounts on the guitar. I ordered a Bigsby B7 / Vibramate combo without doing enough research as it turns out. Is the distance from the stop piece to the tail end really over two inches longer on an ES-137 as compared to a LP? Now that I have the parts here, it sure looks that way. Does anyone know which Bigsby (if any) would fit my ES-137, using the Vibramate? I'm excited about having a Bigsby, but I just can't bring myself to drilling any holes in my honey...

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:40 AM

Going to the Vibramate site, they recommend the V-5 for the ES-137 - http://www.vibramate...model-chart.php . . .(the V-7 doesn't fit according to the chart)

Which goes with the B-5 Bigsby -

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