#1
Alrighty so Im looking into getting new stoppiece and tune-o-matic bridge for my les paul, gold colored. On Warmoth they have Gotoh and Tone pro's. However, the Gotoh is almost $50 less than the Tone pro's. Why is this, lower quality? Different metal?


gotoh pieces: $16 ea.

Tone Pro: $60 ea.

Why?
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#2
If I recall right, the TonePros is pretty much just the Gotoh but with locking studs. The alloys might be better.

They say that TonePros bridges are best due to the improved transfer of vibrations with their locking systems.
#3
The Gotoh is good stuff, but the TonePros is better. I wouldn't have thought there would be that much of a price difference though!
#4
doesn't gotoh make the tonepros stuff? That's what I've heard, anyway (obviously the tonepros have the locking studs, though).

I haven't tried tonepros, unfortunately.
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#5
Gotoh makes Tonepros stuff.

I can't tell much of a difference between the two. My tailpiece isn't locking, but it fits very snug and doesn't move.

Also, I wouldn't upgrade the tailpiece on a les paul unless you decide to change it to a lightweight aluminum tailpiece like this one:

http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Bridges,_tailpieces/Electric_guitar,_non-trem_tailpieces/Gotoh_Aluminum_Stop_Tailpiece.html?actn=100101&xst=3&xsr=1453
#6
Yeah, I think the TonePros are made by Gotoh. I've installed them on a few guitars, once you lock them down they are rock solid, and the machining on the studs is very precise, they don't feel loose.

I haven't tried the Gotoh's though
#7
^ lol i'm the same except vice-versa. I think my edwards has a gotoh but i haven't tried the TPs...
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Gotoh makes Tonepros stuff.

I can't tell much of a difference between the two. My tailpiece isn't locking, but it fits very snug and doesn't move.

Also, I wouldn't upgrade the tailpiece on a les paul unless you decide to change it to a lightweight aluminum tailpiece like this one:

http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Bridges,_tailpieces/Electric_guitar,_non-trem_tailpieces/Gotoh_Aluminum_Stop_Tailpiece.html?actn=100101&xst=3&xsr=1453

Its a 1977 Ibanez Lawsuit Les Paul. Short of re-flashcoating the bridge with gold, it looks awful due to corrosion, and needs replacement.

thanks Guys!
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