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I thought it might be useful if we could post some images of guitar hardware to help give us some ideas for our guitar builds. Here are a few to get us started.

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Grainger Guitar Parts 

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Hipshot 

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hipshot baby grand bridge

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yamaha rm pro 02

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MH9

Schaller

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Grainger Guitar Parts 

Those guys are good.

The guitar parts business is a sideline to their main business - because they guy who runs the main business is a guitarist!  All parts made by them, and they're quality.

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I've used that bridge on a build.  Nice and solid, good quality.  Not cheap, but worth the extra ££s.

 

On the ££s topic - my first experience of the Wilkinson wrapover bridge that Mark uses was a s/h item that I bought, probably from evilBay.  It was horrible.  Lightweight and felt a bit rough too.  Finishing didn't look too good either.

I just assumed that that's the way they are.

For some reason, a few years later, I bought another one - new, from a proper supplier.  Completely different.  Now, either the first one was a cheap knock-off (it was certainly cheap), or the QA had completely changed in the intervening period.  

Based on the latest one, I quite like those bridges now, and can fully understand why Mark uses them as standard!  Great VFM.

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@russ Are those tuners the Da Vinci ones from Schaller? I really do like those and I will use them on a build one day. 

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I bought these neck ferrules recently, just to experiment with instead of using wood screws to bolt necks on with. Again, Grainger have top quality stuff. 

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@boo It is the Da Vinci one boo. I noticed that Mark is selling a set in his shop. 

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Grainger ferrule blocks but you need the routing templates too! They are good though. 

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Grainger ferrule blocks but you need the routing templates too! They are good though. 

@Boo - I used the ferrule block in a recent build, but - being a cheapskate - made my own routing templates!!

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Does anyone know a reliable source from where to order a quality black anodized tremolo with stud spacing 56 mm (eg. Wilk vs100, Gotoh 510) for a decent price, located in the EU or UK (I know, not out yet....)?

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Does anyone know a reliable source from where to order a quality black anodized tremolo with stud spacing 56 mm (eg. Wilk vs100, Gotoh 510) for a decent price, located in the EU or UK (I know, not out yet....)?

@e-den-hertog What about this one. 

https://www.thomann.de/gb/wilkinsongotoh_vs100n_bk_tremolo.htm

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Yeah.... seen that one..... 134 quid is a bit steep.... I'll save it as my last resort however...

 

Thanks Boo!

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Schaller tuners. Back in the day they were "THE" absolute best you could buy.

However, recently I've been reading in various places that their quality has dropped considerably - uneven, sticky gearing, for example. Their reputation has definitely been tarnished.

Has anyone used any new Schallers? Can you confirm or deny?

I haven't bought any for years.

 


   
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Knobs.....

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Northwest Guitars

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Guyker

 

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Has anyone used any new Schallers? Can you confirm or deny?

@peter-johnson I’ve never bought any Schaller tuners yet. So far I’ve only used Wilkinson, Northwest Guitars, Gotoh, Kluson and Fender tuners, they are all good. 

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Pickups

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