Vibramate V5 fits flat-face solidbodies. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! Very happy w/ this product. Made in USA. Customers also viewed these products. This product made adding a Bigsby no harder than changing a set of strings. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. The roller bridge did not fit, but I am not experiencing binding or tuning problems with the original Tune-O-Matic [sp]. For guitars with U.S. or metric stop tailpiece mounting bushings that have standard 3-1/4" (82.55mm) non-staggered spacing. Re: Bigsby B5/ Vibramate V5, meet SG... Post by i love sharin foo » Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:06 pm The neck angle is a little shallower on SGs versus the LP, so you can get away with the bridge set lower. All the provided hardware was great and everything fit with the B5. Model B5 is designed for flat-face solidbody guitars. So I went for the adapter which fit like a glove. I've had this guitar for years and, for the money, its great, but always wanted a trem. •   No matter how many orders you place. If the bridge don't fit, you must acquit! •   No matter how many orders you place. The Vibramate V5 Adapter uses your guitar's stop tailpiece bushings for easy, secure Bigsby installation with just a screwdriver. Original equipment on famous guitars for half a century. At first I purchased the B5 Bixby and a roller bridge. FREE Shipping with StewMAX is now available! This won't fit a classic large-pickguard SG, or a Flying V (order the Short Tail kit). Now, with all the correct parts, I did it today and it seems to have come out perfect.....I'm old and clumsy which means its easy for anybody...the TonePros bridge just dropped right in and also seems to be perfect and will need little or no setup.....amazing! But I wasn't about to drill holes in my Korean Reverend Buckshot. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. For a Les Paul, see the Bigsby B7 Vibrato with Vibramate V7-LP Adapter instead. It can be removed and returned to a regular tailpiece if desired. For USA Bigsbys only. Mount a Bigsby without drilling your guitar! Bigsby B7 Vibrato with Vibramate V7-LP Adapter, Find the proper fret position with the official Stewart-MacDonald Fret Calculator, Stewart-MacDonald is PCI compliant and validated for secure e-commerce. Out of several dozen guitars I've owned in my life, I'd never spent much time with a Bigsby. Although the Vibramate V5 adapter can be used to install a Bigsby B5 vibrato on a carved-top Les Paul or a thin-archtop ES-335 style guitar, the back of the unit may appear slightly raised. For guitars with U.S. or metric stop tailpiece mounting bushings that have standard 3-1/4" (82.55mm) non-staggered spacing. String spacing adjustable on roller bridge. It is truly as simple as six screws and you are ready to rock. One thing, though, replacing strings will drive you to drink & swear a lot because of the pins, so I highly recommend a StringRay tool....got one fast (they're cheap) and could not have restrung without it....also got a Vibramate String Spoiler which I may use in the future. The Vibramate V5 adapter kit has all the hardware you need for easy, secure installation with just a screwdriver. Guitar still fits in the case. Bigsby B5 with Vibramate V5-ST Short Tail has clearance for large pickguards on classic SG® solidbodies. $53.89. Though a Bigsby B5 vibrato can be installed on a carved-top Les Paul or thin-archtop ES-335 style guitar, the back of the unit may appear slightly raised. : ). We use cookies on our website to make sure you get the best experience. Bigsby® Vibrato Tailpieces Works great. Played a gig a few days later, worked great! Try. Vibramate® Adapter Kits for Bigsby Vibratos The legendary hand-assembled Bigsby vibrato features a string mounting bar floating on low-friction needle bearings, for accurate return to pitch. Next. Black Friday Sale! I'll be returning it. Black Friday Sale! Fits most solidbody and thin archtop guitars with a Tune-o-matic style bridge. Paired with the Bigsby B5, you have a perfect application to allow string bends and a return to pitch every time. Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. Paid for postage return and sent me the correct unit. $174.95. Salesman led me to the wrong Bigsby but after soon phone calls made it right. I think this an excellent device. While i have had great success with it on most guitars on my 60's melody maker SG conversion the extra height that the vibramate added changed the break over the bridge enough to make the low E not so happy. MEMBERSHIP IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GERMANY! Bigsby B5 with Vibramate V5 fits flat-face solidbodies. This was an ideal way to 'wet my beak'. worth every penny.and if you do put this on to your guitar make sure you pick up the roller bridge.another must have. Skip to main content.sg. It took more time to restring than it did to install the trem (why doesn't Bigsby make their no-pin string-through bridge more widely available?). The Vibramate was the only option for me to install a Bigsby on my Gibson SG Faded with my limited experience working on guitars. 2-1/16" rear mounting screw spread; 2-3/4" front mounting screw spread. It installed easy and looks professional. MEMBERSHIP IS NOW AVAILABLE IN SPAIN! Bigsby® B5 & Vibramate® V5-TEV Stage II Humbucker Scalloped Kit~USA~Brand New. I think you would be asking for trouble to try this with any carve top guitar. Thanks to the Vibramate, I'll be able to transfer the Bigsby to any other guitar I ever own with a stop tailpiece. FREE Shipping with StewMAX is now available! (12) 12 product ratings - Bigsby® B5 & Vibramate® V5-Standard-Quick Mount Kit~Made In The USA~Brand New.