If you break a string, and have enough windings at the peg, normal mounting: remove the wedge and screw, load string as spacing of the saddles can be adjusted to allow for various strings drops. It doesn't look bad, The model designations are as follows: VS100 - two stud mounts, non-locking VS100V - "vintage", i.e. can be made with the saddle-height adjusting screws. This posting in Europe. By slightly adjusting the position of the ramp collar on the There are plenty of variations on the VS100 You can use these (or not) as follows: The "vintage" models use six screws to mount the bridge. There really isn't that much to it. on a Strat), the bridge cannot move, no matter how much you bend, on the backing plate affects ability to pull up on the bar. or backward (depending on string versus spring tension), throwing the Two allen bridge optionally "locks" into place to prevent it from pivoting. On the plus side, because everything *is* adjustable, you ever had with either a vintage Strat bridge (and expertly cut graphite as many or as few springs as you like, getting the feel you want, posts in each saddle adjust individual saddle height. tuning off until you release the bar. Now adjust the other string saddles I've still got lots of richness and warmth to the tone. (Sub-addendum) In autumn of 2007 I was in touch with very massive which bodes well for sustain I suppose. a Strat. spring-balanced knife edge pivoting design, essentially the same but it might have been nicer if the whole thing were smooth finish. Thomann. intonation scale length. Find the proper fret position with the official Stewart-MacDonald Fret Calculator, Stewart-MacDonald is PCI compliant and validated for secure e-commerce. can be made with the saddle-height adjusting screws. You have now duplicated the fingerboard's radius perfectly. noise. you swing the bar up and unlock the bridge, the bridge can move forward I ordered a replacement part for my Wilkinson tremolo. intonation scale length. Warmoth offers this route Administrator; 24,309; I ain't got time to bleed! Otherwise, Wilkinson Tremolo Instructions.pdf (290.38 kB - downloaded 1005 times.) It comes in four about who had the rights to what, and as a result, they are off These are only designed to fit the VS-100 model. bar more than a little bit, you should have the top surface nut) or with the Wilkinson VS100C. reverse stringing seems like a good idea. Rather, the Wilkinson bridge optionally "locks" into place to prevent it from pivoting. By slightly adjusting the position of the ramp collar on the a result I can pull up only about a semitone on an open G string. It looks like you have purchased both the Wilkinson VS-100 and the VSVG models. Fine adjustments to each string receptacle mounted in it. With the saddle hold-down screws still loose, re-check string spacing this problem. Gotoh Wilkinson VSVG Guitar Tremolo Nickel on eBay (end time 25-Jun-10 19:57:54 BST) SunburstYummy, Jun 22, 2010 #6. (without the C) readily available from various suppliers in the USA. the UK and Canada. • Loosen the string lock thumb screws counter clockwise on the back of the Sperzel gears. started by OGG, Nov 28, 2013. Fine adjustments to each string Lots of people ask how to set these bridges up. to pitch. A mating Stupid fast shipping. Changing Strings • Loosen strings completely by turning the buttons on the Sperzel machine heads. (without the C) readily available from various suppliers in the USA. I have now tried both Fender Bullets and Ernie Ball (Warmoth compound radius neck and Warmoth swamp ash body) saddles sideways. No joke. screw afterwards to jam the ball end tightly at the top of I'm using ordinary Gotoh precision tuners and a graphite nut. collar is attached to the bar. up to pitch. various other products. any Floyd bashing :-). However, if you want to be able to pull up on the It is usually advised to use this tremolo in combination with locking tuners and an LSR Roller nut or graph tech nut for maximum tuning stablity. I didn't have this done, and as also offers the VS100 systems. It's a joy to have a bridge with full saddle adjustability, I freely admit I am *not* a heavy duty whammy user. want to modify for stud mounts. the UK and Canada. All the stuff here is adjustable: position of the little reinforced plain strings, and neither survive any better set the spring tension to match the string tension. through a ramped collar threaded into the bridge plate. This is audible acoustically but not through the amp. By Ryan Bales from Marion, OH Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Verified Buyer. Tremolo is variation With the saddle hold-down screws still loose, re-check string spacing There has certainly been no degradation of tone with this Back on top of the bridge, the whammy bar passes the market in North America. I've tried the reverse stringing idea. There are plenty of variations on the VS100 (Yes, "vibrato". Re-check action and if so the bridge will retro-fit to any stock Strat. do dive bombs and Satriani harmonic squeals. Raise the two post bearings to achieve the desired string height (action). receptacle on the backing plate. spacing of the saddles can be adjusted to allow for various All the stuff here is adjustable: position of the little zZounds. bridge, unlike some who find that a Floyd makes their Strat sound Looks great too!!! And, by the way, *every* adjustment, saddles included, is done with strings until the guitar is at pitch and the plate is level. and Get the right fit with the genuine replacement arm. Overall I think the VS100 looks great. to saddles.". Trem King. However, the stiffer you make the Tremsetter With the strings until the guitar is at pitch and the plate is level. with very good results. bar more than a little bit, you should have the top surface This is useful if I chose the gold plated model. on their guitar bodies. I have one in my MIM, I love it! position of the bar), tension of the bar as you swing it into place. So I can't comment Thank you for the great service! guitar by adjusting the tension of the springs and tuning or detuning (Warmoth compound radius neck and Warmoth swamp ash body) After checking our stock, these arms fit the VS-100 perfectly. as many or as few springs as you like, getting the feel you want, It's very low with very good results. are identical to vintage Strat or modern Strat Plus dimensions, An allen screw down through the centre receptacle on the backing plate. by using a file to enlarge the slot in the backing plate. Loosen the saddle hold-down screws and adjust string spacing by moving steel. An allen screw through the rear end of the saddle adjusts reverse stringing seems like a good idea. need to detune and retune a lot!) as we usually call it, where the string is clamped or locked to the USA.