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MMR MAGAZINE GEAR: Towner Down Tension Bar & V.BLOCK

The TOWNER Down Tension Bar adds to the intonation of any guitar’s aftermarket Bigsby tailpiece installation, giving control over the break angle of the strings. Towner’s new V.Block allows for the Bigsby B3 tailpiece to be installed on Les Paul guitar bodies, providing the necessary distance of the spring cup on the Bigsby B3 or B11 [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:01:12+00:00 July 20th, 2013|NEWS|Comments Off on MMR MAGAZINE GEAR: Towner Down Tension Bar & V.BLOCK

Music Trades Magazine – “TOWNER PARTS ENHANCE BIGSBY PERFORMANCE”

CLICK HERE > Music Trades Magazine Issue June 2013 Towner USA Vibrato Guitar Parts featured in Music Trades Magazine on PAGE 159:   TOWNER PARTS ENHANCE BIGSBY PERFORMANCE IN SUPPORT of the aftermarket installation of Bigsby tailpieces, the Towner Down Tension Bar adds to the intonation of the guitar setup, giving control over the break angle [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:21:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|NEWS|Comments Off on Music Trades Magazine – “TOWNER PARTS ENHANCE BIGSBY PERFORMANCE”

Towner Interview with Music & Sound Retailer Magazine

Towner Vibrato Guitar Parts Interview with Music & Sound Retailer Magazine: pg.48-49 http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c0a7cfeb#/c0a7cfeb/157 Among NAMM’s elite are the problem-solvers. One of these, Christian Towner of Towner Vibrato Guitar Parts, invented a solution to an age-old problem stemming from aftermarket Bigsby vibrato installa- tions. “Originally designed as an aftermarket part installation for Bigsby vibrato bars, I created [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:04:58+00:00 April 5th, 2013|NEWS|Comments Off on Towner Interview with Music & Sound Retailer Magazine

What Seymour Duncan says about Towner Down Tension Bar

Nice little article on the Seymour Duncan website 2nd paragraph down: http://www.seymourduncan.com/blog/the-tone-garage/guitars-guitars-guitars-winter-namm-2013/ Towner Vibrato Guitar Parts What if you want to install a bigsby vibrato on your favorite guitar, but are reluctant to drill the necessary holes? You might get away by installing the B3, but you still need the down tension of a retaining bar. [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:07:24+00:00 April 5th, 2013|NEWS|Comments Off on What Seymour Duncan says about Towner Down Tension Bar

Vibrato Versus Tremolo: Two Classic Effects

"Vibrato is always about pitch while tremolo is always about volume."   One of the great mysteries of the electric guitar universe is the interchangeable use of the terms “vibrato” and “tremolo.” Misuse is actually more accurate. The confusion started in the 1950s, when amp and guitar makers began mislabeling their products. Suddenly guitars sprang [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:24:44+00:00 January 17th, 2013|NEWS|Comments Off on Vibrato Versus Tremolo: Two Classic Effects

Premier Guitar Mag: Towner USA Releases Down Tension Bar

Towner USA Releases Down Tension Bar Press Release: The bar is designed to be used in contribution with the after-market installation of Bigsby Tailpieces to add to the intonation of the guitar setup giving more control over the break angle of the strings. San Diego, CA (January 16, 2013) -- Towner USA is announcing the official [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:25:02+00:00 January 17th, 2013|NEWS|Comments Off on Premier Guitar Mag: Towner USA Releases Down Tension Bar

Towner USA @ NAMM 2013 January 24 – 27th

[cetsEmbedRSS id=http://townerusa.com/2012/12/towner-usa-namm-2013-january-24-27th/ itemcount=0 itemauthor=1 itemdate=1 itemcontent=1] Towner Down Tension Bars will be at Winter NAMM January 24 - 27th 2013 in Anaheim, CA. in Hall D booth 2589, see you there! Here's the link to the map www.namm.org/TownerUSA_Booth_2589    

By | 2015-06-10T18:08:58+00:00 December 1st, 2012|NEWS|Comments Off on Towner USA @ NAMM 2013 January 24 – 27th

Bigsby Tailpiece & Towner Down Tension Bar Mod

Eric Koegh did a Bigsby Tailpiece & Towner Down Tension Bar Mod. I have been a craigslist junkie for a while and came across this 04 Worn Brown Studio Dot for $80.00 !! All it needed to make it playable was to tighten up the vol & tone pots,adjust the truss rod, clean the dust [...]

By | 2015-06-10T18:27:32+00:00 November 7th, 2012|NEWS|Comments Off on Bigsby Tailpiece & Towner Down Tension Bar Mod

My Les Paul Forums: Towner Down Tension Bar Install Bigsby Without Drilling

Guitar shop owner Martin at Bad Wolf Music Co. carries and talks up the Towner Down Tension Bar. "Also just in today!! Have you ever wanted a Bigsby on your guitar but didn't want to ruin the top by drilling holes in it??? We have the perfect..." Thanks [email protected] Bad Wolf Music Co.

By | 2015-06-10T18:26:32+00:00 August 10th, 2012|NEWS|Comments Off on My Les Paul Forums: Towner Down Tension Bar Install Bigsby Without Drilling

TUSA Down Tension Bar with a B60 Bigsby on a Tokai ES120

TUSA Down Tension Bar with a B60 Bigsby on a Tokai ES120 "Since I used a B60 Bigsby with a Towner down tension bar there are no new holes on the top and no need to fill the old post holes,,,, cool, eh?"

By | 2015-06-10T18:26:09+00:00 July 9th, 2012|NEWS|Comments Off on TUSA Down Tension Bar with a B60 Bigsby on a Tokai ES120

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