Set bridges with whammy?

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  1. ericguitar48

    ericguitar48 SS.org Regular

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    Hi guys ive owned a couple floyed/zr trem guitars and i love them as well as a fixed esp but i kinda wanted to try a fixed next with a whammy bar.

    Any suggestions on bridges? i know kahler has one but just wondering what else is out there. Obviously geared more towards the metal side of things :shred:

    Im asking this because in the next year or two im thinking of possibly going for a custom and id love a multiscale but i dont think i could drop 4k on a guitar without even the possibility of using a whammy bar haha.
     
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    What?

    Fixed means no "whammy".
     
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    The only "fixed" type bridge that has a whammy bar is the Kahler..If that's what you mean...there might be another brand but Kahler would be your best, Im sure..
     
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    Okay i kind of figured. i know theres the bigsby LOL but i aint throwing that on a daemoness any time soon :lol:

    All im really after is a fanned fret guitar with a whammy. (to my knowledge you cant use a trem on a fanned fret guitar right?)
     
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    A Khaler is what you're looking for, and I've seen them on fanned frets before, so you can probably make it work unless you go really extreme with your fan.
     
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    I think the term "fixed" is causing confusion. :scratch:

    Fixed bridge typically means there is no whammy, so no vibrato (trem) of any kind.

    I believe you mean fixed scale length, as in not fanned.

    The only multi-scale option I am aware of is the Kahler, as previously mentioned.

    https://www.kahlerusa.com/multi-scale-tremolos-bridges
     
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    Okay i guess kahler is the way to go. The only guitar ive ever seen that was fanned with a kahler was an ormsby custom its seemd like a pretty midscale fan so its definitly do able!
     

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