Non-Floyd 7 string trem?

Discussion in 'Pickups, Electronics & General Tech' started by Revolution777, Nov 24, 2007.

  1. Revolution777

    Revolution777 Active Member

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    Hey everyone!
    Its been a very long time since I posted on here but I felt this was the ideal place to bring 7 string gear questions up lol.
    I'm looking for a 7 string trem that isn't a floyd (a la the trem on the EBMM Petrucci model).
    I know Hipshot makes one similar (7 String US Contour Tremolo Chrome) but are there any others?
    Has anyone had any experience with this trem or any others of its nature?
    Any input is appreciated!
    Thank you sincerely!
     
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    The Dark Wolf Contributor

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    That's the only one I know of or have heard of.

    Darn good bridge from what I gather, though. Had the idea to use that in a custom for years.
     
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    JBroll Hard-On For Freedom™ Contributor

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    Kahler makes 7 bridges, no?

    Jeff
     
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    ibznorange Chief Officer/RHLC © Contributor

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    yes they do
     
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    ibznorange Chief Officer/RHLC © Contributor

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    they make a flat top one too, that needs no studs.
    use the studmount for an archtop guitar, or anything thats already TOM loaded, or use the other one for flattop guitars.
    they have 8 stringers on the site,
    and if you call, you can now order 9 and even 10 string trems from em.
    kahler rocks for extended range.
    and you can get em southpaw too
     
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    That Kahler Hybrid system is very interesting. robanomoly just used one in his seven string strat build and he seemed pretty happy with it.
     
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    Thanks for posting that, I missed it.

    Jeff
     
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    stubhead Feral Buddha

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    I am in the process of putting together a Warmoth 7 using one of these bridges from Allparts:
    ALLPARTS guitar parts, bass parts, guitar amplifier parts

    I got a black one at a great closeout price from Jemsite. What I wanted (and like about it) is the narrower 2 1/2" spacing, like an Ibanez - the Floyds and the Hipshot have a 2 9/16" string spread. I don't like the way locking whammys affect the tone, and that's most important to me, after all. However, putting it into a Warmoth body is a big piece of work, as Warmoth only routes for the Floyds. I had them do the back spring cavity, but I am still going to have to cut the slot through for the inertia bar and sink the posts. I'm not sure if there are any "drop-ins" on seven-strings the way there are for Strats - you're going to have to pay for some work, or do a lot yourself it seems. It just depends on how bad you want what you want.
     

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