Adapter Kit – Vibramate, V5 Stage II Vintage Telecaster, chrome
Now you can install a Bigsby Vibrato on your vintage Telecaster® guitar without drilling any holes! The Vibramate V5-TEV Stage II Model Mounting Kit is designed for a Bigsby B5 Original Vibrato and will fit most standard Telecaster® guitars that have a vintage style “Ash-Tray” bridge and 4-screw mount.
The kit includes mounting hardware for the Bigsby B5 Vibrato and utilizes your existing Telecaster® pickup and bridge saddles. There is no need for drilling, soldering, or removing the neck.
The Vibramate automatically positions the Bigsby Vibrato, neck pickup, and bridge saddles in the proper orientation ensuring a clean, finished appearance with great performance.
Designed for the traditional Telecaster® player, the Vibramate V5-TEV mounting kit has the same basic look and feel like the original vintage style “ash-tray” bridge while providing for a clean and easy Bigsby Vibrato installation.
The modular design allows you to mix-n-match Vibramate components for a variety of alternative options from various tailpieces to Humbucker, and Scalloped Bridge Plates.
The kit installs in minutes and eliminates the need for drilling holes in your instrument.
Be sure to follow the mounting instructions to prevent damage to your
- Installs in minutes
- No need for drilling
- Multiple options available
- Single coil scalloped bridge plate included
Vibrato – Bigsby, B5, for flat-top electric guitars
The B5 sometimes referred to as the Bigsby “horseshoe” is designed for flat top solid body guitars. Attaching via four screws to a guitar’s top, the B5 is extremely versatile. B5s are common on many styles of guitars including SGs, Les Paul Jrs, Telecasters, and Rickenbacker 325s.
Bigsby B5 Specifications
- Model Name: B-5
- Series: Original Kalamazoo Line
- Manufacturing Method: Cast
- Manufacturing Material: Aluminum
- Approximate Weight: 287 Grams
- Overall Length: 4.75″/120.65mm
- Overall Width: 3.7″/93.98mm