Bigsby B7 Vibrato Tailpiece for Gibson Archtop Guitars

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Sku: 192392010580
Brand: Bigsby
Model: Bigsby B7 Vibrato for Gibson Archtop Guitars

Specifications:

• Model Name: B-7
• Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
• Manufacturing Method: Sand Cast
• Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
• Approximate weight: 354 grams/12.5 oz.
• Overall Length: 8 3/4”/222.3 mm
• Overall Width: 3 5/8”/92.1 mm
• Arm adjusts with 1/8” Allen wrench and 5/16” socket


Description:

Designed for use on arch top electric guitars.

The Bigsby was the first successful design of what is now called a whammy bar or tremolo arm, although vibrato is the technically correct term for the musical effect it produces. In standard usage, tremolo is a rapid fluctuation of the volume of a note, while vibrato is a fluctuation in pitch. The origin of this nonstandard usage of the term by electric guitarists is attributed to Leo Fender, who also used the term “vibrato” to refer to what is really a tremolo effect.