TOWNER VIBRATO SYSTEMS 2016-11-07T17:57:53+00:00

TOWNER VIBRATO GUITAR PARTS MADE IN THE U.S.A., SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

CHECK WIDTH of STUD NECK POST:

Stop tailpiece studs should be no wider than 0.265 inches at the neck (see “G” in image below). Most guitars (other than Gibson guitars) have wider neck posts and are METRIC. Replacement metric studs can be found in the store.

Stop Tailpiece Stud Measurements

TOWNER HINGE-PLATE ADAPTOR System

“The Original Hinge Plate Adaptor”. Accept no substitutes!

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor is designed to lift your strap lock or strap button above the slot on BIGSBY® B3 and BIGSBY® B7 hinge plates for easier access to your strap lock or strap button. Strap lock buttons such as SCHALLER STRAP LocksDUNLOP Strap Locks and GROVER Strap Locks and strap buttons DO NOT FIT between the slot of the BIGSBY® B3 and BIGSBY® B7 hinge plates.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor slot provides room for exact placement of the BIGSBY®. For use with the BIGSBY® B3 and BIGSBY® B7 vibrato tailpieces.

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TOWNER DOWN TENSION BAR System

“The Original Down Tension Bar”

The TOWNER Down Tension Bar manages your sustain controlling your break angle. The TOWNER Down Tension Bar is designed to work with the BIGSBY® B3, BIGSBY® B6, BIGSBY® B11, BIGSBY® B30 and BIGSBY® B60 vibrato tailpieces.

Mounted to the stop tailpiece studs in place of the stop tailpiece, the studs provide the ability to raise or lower the TOWNER Down Tension Bar. Controlling how much downward tension you want on your strings, therefore, managing your guitar strings sustain.

This simple function is ideal and becomes a custom setup for every player with a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece because every guitar setup is different. From the gauge of the strings the players likes to use to the action of the strings, type and height of the bridge and type of nut.

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TOWNER DOWN TENSION BAR and HINGE-PLATE ADAPTOR System

The TOWNER Down Tension Bar and Hinge Plate Adaptor System is designed for the BIGSBY® B3 and BIGSBY® B6 vibrato tailpieces.

*Recommended for ES Guitar Models Hinge Plate Mod Kit with BIGSBY® B6

Mounted to the stop tailpiece studs in place of the stop tailpiece, the studs provide the ability to raise or lower the TOWNER Down Tension Bar. Controlling how much downward tension you want on your strings, therefore, managing your guitar strings sustain.

This simple function is ideal and becomes a custom setup for every player with a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece because every guitar setup is different. From the gauge of the strings the players likes to use to the action of the strings, type and height of the bridge and type of nut.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor is designed to lift your strap lock or strap button out above the slot in BIGSBY® B3 hinge plates for easier access to your strap lock or strap button. Some strap lock buttons and strap buttons do not fit between the slot of the BIGSBY® B3.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor slot provides room for exact placement of the BIGSBY®.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor acts as a retainer holding the BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece to the guitar body with a 2″ screw placed through the strap button, relieving you from having to drill the four extra screws into your guitar provided with BIGSBY® B3.

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TOWNER V.BLOCK

The TOWNER V.BLOCK, by itself, is designed to accommodate Les Paul Jr type guitar bodies with wraparound stop tailpiece bridge.

TOWNER V.BLOCK, is designed for the BIGSBY® B3 and BIGSBY® B7 vibrato tailpieces ONLY.

The TOWNER V.BLOCK is designed set the BIGSBY® spring cup back 1/2″ inch from butting up against the bridge post or stop tailpiece stud.

It also creates the necessary distance for the BIGSBY® to fit on the shorter guitar bodies.

The TOWNER V.BLOCK System works best with LES PAUL or short type guitar bodies to mount a BIGSBY® B3 vibrato tailpiece.

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TOWNER V.BLOCK System

The TOWNER V.BLOCK, Down Tension Bar and Hinge Plate Adaptor System is designed for the BIGSBY® B3 vibrato tailpieces ONLY.

The TOWNER V.BLOCK is designed set the BIGSBY® spring cup back 1/2″ inch from butting up against the stop tailpiece stud.

The TOWNER V.BLOCK System works best with LES PAUL or short type guitar bodies to mount a BIGSBY® B3 vibrato tailpiece.

The TOWNER Down Tension Bar manages your sustain controlling your break angle.

With the ability to raise or lower the TOWNER Down Tension Bar you can control how much downward tension you want on your strings, therefore, managing the guitar string sustain.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor is designed to lift your strap lock or strap button out above the slot in BIGSBY® B3 hinge plates for easier access to your strap lock or strap button. Some strap lock buttons and strap buttons do not fit between the slot of the BIGSBY® B3 hinge plates.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor slot provides room for exact placement of the BIGSBY®.

The TOWNER Hinge Plate Adaptor acts as a retainer holding the BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece to the guitar body with a 2″ screw placed through the strap button, relieving you from having to drill the four extra screws into your guitar provided with BIGSBY® B3 vibrato tailpieces.

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