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The Story of Paul Bigsby Book!

An incredible historical and reference work,  the book “The Story of Paul Bigsby: Father of the Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar” is a must have for any guitar aficionado.

Available from ‘Gretsch Gear’, the bestselling hardcover book and CD is available now. A truly great value!

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One Response to “The Story of Paul Bigsby Book!”

  1. LAMF says:

    I have used Bigsby’s since I knew how to play……I started at age 5 and am now 58 and have done quite well as a professional musician.
    What adds to my tone is a few private secrrets and of course my BIGSBY !!!!

    Wether it be on my TELES, LES PAULS or 335 that SUBTLE effect ONLY a REAL BIGSBY can give you not only makes my sound FANTASTIC and mysterious but gives any guitar that great Vintage look.

    YA want real effect that is NOT made by electroniucs thus robbing your ax, strings and pups from putting out the tone you want GET A BIGSBY !!!!

    I have noticed some say ya need a roller bridge, and even then it;s always going out of tune
    Keep in mind a BIGSBY is not a WHAMMY BAR like on a st-RAT. IF installed correctly I doubt you’lll have any problems with tuning or intonation.

    Those who do have this problem either have it NOT dead center and installed it hap hazardly or are using it as a WHAMMY BAR….I have em on 7 guitars and NOT one goes outof tune from the BIGSBY…… if anything puts myax;s out of tune it is my consatnt bending and abusing my strings

    If you have NOT done this before PAY SOMEONE WHO HAS… the ONLY upgrade ya MIGHT wanna think of is a roller bridge….. though my Vintage guitars with a Bigsby all have stock ABR-1 bridges and again DO NOT GO OUT OF TUNE or lose INTONATION…at least not from using the Bigsby,

    When using a BIGSBY think of the LINK WRAY song RUMBLE….. that;s about how much effect you should try to get any more than that you need to buy a different tremelo.

    Thanks so much for this GREAT NON ELECTRONIC EFFECT !!!!!

    OLD WOOD, OLD ELECTRONICS, GOOD STRINGS, A DELUXE REVERB AMP ( OR AMPEG) AND MY BIGSBY’S PERFORM BETTER THAN I DO !!!!!!

    GET THE REAL THING AND YOU’LL GET THE REAL EFFECT !!!!

    LAMF

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