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Several of us who own Les Paul's like old things, and we have original Indian Chief motorcycles. Mine is a 1946 Chief.

In the history of Indian, they pretty much invented almost everything a modern motorcycle uses, twist throttle controls, motorcycle carb, etc. In general they were very innovative and HD and the other that came later pretty much emulated them.


One man in 1936 who had been and Indian mechanic decided to make a better motorcycle. The Crocker. They were phenominal and a man who helped him design them was Bill Bigsby.


After Crocker went defunct, Bill went on to invent the guitar Tremelo bar and tail piece. I have one.


If one were to be fitted to this Indian Chief Guitar, history could come full circle.

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