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Hello.  I mounted with vibramate, a bigsby b7 but the measurements were not good.  I tried the other measure of the vibramate but the same was wrong.  do you see that the Custom has different sizes from tailpiece to body?

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which vibramate kit did you buy?  the regular V7/B7 wont fit

Looks like what you'd need is the  v7-335  which has an extension arm to get it to fit for the 335 size 

So the combo seems to be the V7-335 & B7.. is that what you have?

http://www.vibramate.com/vibramate-v7-335-install.php

here's the chart that says what kit is needed based on guitar you are installing on

http://www.vibramate.com/vibramate-model-chart.php

Edited by kidblast

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 I had a similar problem with my ES-335 and my ES-345. The correct Vibramate was off about 3/16 of an inch. I didn't want to use an extra bottom plate so I marked, re-drilled and tapped the top mounting holes in the Vibramate. Now it fits perfect. The Vibramate also gave me a better break angle over the bridge and makes the roller bridge unnecessary. I hope this helps and thanks John

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