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Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Fender Musical Instruments Corp (FMIC) today announced the acquisition of the Bigsby brand and its assets from Fred Gretsch Enterprises.



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Changing strings on a Bigsby tailpiece is close to impossible without a third hand to hold the brass eyelet in place while you bring up the tension, especially if you have locking tuners on your headstock. My Gretsch Nashville was the best intonating guitar I've ever owned. A Bigsby on a Strat or Squire? Perhaps it will improve the ever-vacillating intonation characteristics inherent in the brand.

#1 | Posted by Dutch46 at 2019-01-08 08:01 PM | Reply

heavy metal twang.

#2 | Posted by ichiro at 2019-01-09 12:24 AM | Reply

Actually, I've gotten it down about 15 minutes. Try bending the ball at a 90-degree angle and use a capo if you must.

#3 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-01-09 02:02 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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