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Old February 29th, 2016, 05:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I want to like them, but I can't get passed the Bigsby. I don't get along with them.

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Old February 29th, 2016, 06:15 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Interestingly enough, This is only my second BIgsby. The first was on a 60's vintage Guild Bluesbird I played when I was a kid. I never had issues with the BIgsby on that guitar. So far, this one has been OK as well. It does take a bit of getting used to. If you are used to using a vibrato arm like what is on a Stratocaster, the BIgsby feels different. That being said, stick with the BIgsby for a short period and everything comes together. I go between my 94 US Hamer Daytona (Stratocaster style) and the Wildkat with Bigsby with no issues at all. At least, that is how it has worked out for me.
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Old March 3rd, 2016, 01:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I love Bigsbys. The vibrato effect they produce seems to me to be more subtle and mellow than other trem systems produce.
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Old March 3rd, 2016, 08:42 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I used to be totally anti-Bigsby! But I have come to appreciate them (and learned to fine tune the beast), and now I get along pretty well with them.
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Old March 20th, 2016, 07:33 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Old March 21st, 2016, 05:14 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Hey, you are playing my guitar! I do like the wine red version. Have you done any other modes to your guitar? I changed the bridge to a roller and lubed everything up. Plays very well and sounds great. I would like to understand how the wiring upgrade changes the tone. I understand it makes it brighter, but just how much brighter. I find it difficult to tell when listening to You Tube demos.
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Old March 21st, 2016, 10:34 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I really like mine, but don't use it enough. I must add more Buffalo Springfield covers to the set lists,,,
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Old March 22nd, 2016, 07:31 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Yes! Those guys were some of my original inspirations to get into this crazy game.
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Old March 31st, 2018, 01:01 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Mine was a Christmas gift from my family, and so far I'm liking it.

I was shopping for a hollow/semi, but the 'Kat hadn't been at the top of my list, since I already have a P-90 guitar (MP Tele thinline), but there's definitely a whole different set of tone options. Plus, the only Kats I had seen in store were the yellow ones, which didn't really grab me, but this wine-red is just stunning.
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Old March 31st, 2018, 07:10 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Biddlin: Are you familiar with the black butterfly paper clips. I found that the 1" version fits perfectly over the Bigsby anchor bar. That's how I simplify the re-stringing process.
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