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Does anyone know what Bigsby model fits best on a Gibson Es 339 ?

Thanks in advance

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A b7 but I think you can also do a b5.
I have no heard good things about the vibramate. I guess it robs sustain in a big way.
That is not personal experience.

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This is from the tele forum
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Traditionally a 335 type guitar uses the Bigsby B7 - that's what you'll see on almost all factory fitted Bigsby guitars (early 330s used B3s but this was fairly quickly changed to a B7). However, since you already have holes in the top for a stop tailpiece, and you don't like the horseshoe type (called a B5) I would suggest a B3 or B11 with a Towner bar mounted into the stop bar mounts. I think this setup looks great, and it saves putting holes in the top as you would with the traditional B7 set up."
What Bigsby For Es-339?

Theres also the setsbar
Stetsbar

But its really ducking ugly.

Nathan
 
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