#1
I have an old g holiday guitar. it has one of those old school japanese trems on it that are more or less a bigsby. are there any tricks to improve tuning stability? i don't mob the trem ever but large bends mess with the tuning.
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#2
Maybe lube the nut?
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#3
Usually Bigsbys have more or less decent tuning stability. However, you could try to upgrade the tuners to locking ones, add roller string trees and a roller nut. and maybe even roller saddles (depending on the type of bridge you have). The less friction between the tuners and the trem, the better.
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thanks for the help guys, but I've lubed the nut, and I can't really do any hardware swaps on this thing since its a late 60s G holiday thats bone stock. I guess I'll just have to deal with it and not do any big bends.
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#6
Quote by kangaxxter
Usually Bigsbys have more or less decent tuning stability. However, you could try to upgrade the tuners to locking ones, add roller string trees and a roller nut. and maybe even roller saddles (depending on the type of bridge you have). The less friction between the tuners and the trem, the better.

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this is what I'd do to start
#7
Quote by the_perdestrian
thanks for the help guys, but I've lubed the nut, and I can't really do any hardware swaps on this thing since its a late 60s G holiday thats bone stock. I guess I'll just have to deal with it and not do any big bends.

just keep the original hardware and replaceit on the guitar, you can always put the tuners backon and what ever else you need to swap.