For example, g string at 12th fret -- 1 step (2 frets), 1.5 steps, 2 steps, 2.5 steps? Ahh, ok. ). Guitars: Bolt in Electric Blue, Cobalt 750T. An advantage to the Hipshot is also the various saddles designed to fit it, namely Piezo saddles if that's something you're interested in. bass guitar, fan-fret, bass bridge, B-bender, guitar bridge, tremolo, bass machine heads, bass tuners, multi-scale, tuners, bridges, headless, vibrato, hardware I was thinking of getting it on the A7. Now hopefully they can deep six the Wilkinson VS50s. I'm curious to see how it compares to tremolos like the Wilky/Gotoh VS100. I'm curious to see how it compares to tremolos like the Wilky/Gotoh VS100. Discussion in 'Pickups, Electronics & General Tech' started by DanMapleSH, Nov 27, 2018. Topics that are not based on Kiesel Guitars / Carvin Guitars gear or experiences with Kiesel Guitars gear may be subject to deletion. If tasteful fluttering and accenting of your playing is more your speed, a non-locking tremolo sounds more up your alley. Have any pics of the new Kiesel/Hipshot tremolo been posted yet? Sounds cool. I forgot the Contour doesn't have fine tuners. Right now, the builder still shows the Wilkinson trem. Yeah, it should definiely have a more inspired, evocative name like their other bridges: "_ String Fixed Guitar Bridge", "_ String Hardtail Guitar Bridge" and "Telecaster replacement bridge". Imagine the Hipshot Contour. I imagine it wouldn't fit on the bolt without a new pickguard... could be wrong on that, though. There you go! Kiesel Guitars / Carvin Guitars Photo Gallery, Other Kiesel Guitars / Carvin Guitars Discussion. The administrators will block all e-mail addresses violating the established BBS rules. We are entitled to our own, wrong, opinions. And with the stirring gauge ready the same way on the bridge. We see the values of the past as a stepping stone to the … The upcharge for it on the DC600 as the same as a Floyd AND the locking nut. Now put a Floyd arm on it. Is this the same Hipshot/Tremolo system that is currently available for the Aries series? But when you tighten the top lock the strings go out of tune slightly, you need finetuners to compensate that and hipshot has none. I'm curious as to what it looks like. In most cases, using tremolo and bending strings will inevitably impact negatively on your tuning. Does anyone know when (or if) the Hipshot/Kiesel trem will make its way to the Classic models (e.g. Dumb question but will string tension be the same on a contour vs a Floyd bridge with the same gauge strings? It's not an extreme pull up, but still useful. I've read people on Facebook saying about 1.5+, which is in line with what Jeff has also said in videos. USA Custom Shop Acoustic and Electric Guitars. While the Hipshot locking tuners will work well for Strats, ... Gotoh features a precise 16:1 ratio for smooth and responsive tuning. Coupled with a solid machined steel tremolo block, the US Contour can achieve tremendous sust At Hipshot, we believe that electric guitar and bass design doesn't have to be locked into a bygone era. It’s not an either-or thing. It's not in that pic you posted Spud but I really hope they work on that to silence the crowd that wants a Floyd 8...or a definite return within 10 days because Floyd Rose on an 8 is insanely difficult to work with. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. Hardened steel pivot pins inserted into a machined brass top plate give the US Contour a bell like tonal quality and silky smooth whammy action! The upcharge for it on the DC600 as the same as a Floyd AND the locking nut. Personally speaking I find the conversation can get a bit more specific than simply Hipshot Contour Vs. Floyd - there are a lot of variants of the original Floyd design and I'd argue the OFR is not the best version. The new Kiesel Hipshot bridge with trem. The views and opinions expressed on the Kiesel Guitars BBS are solely the responsibility of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect I'm curious as to what it looks like. Description The Hipshot US Contour bridge is unlike any tremolo system out there. Please REGISTER or LOG IN. Does anyone know what model the Kiesel hipshot bridge with trem is in the builder for the Aries 6 and 7? Ah, good point. As for the Gotoh, it's built like a tank, but is going to be much closer to the bridges used on current American Deluxe Fender Strats. Have any pics of the new Kiesel/Hipshot tremolo been posted yet? question for anyone that has actually played a kiesel with the contour bridge: with the way they route under the bridge, how much pull-up is possible with the contour? I thought the Wilky would have been phased out by now. I'd like to try and find some more info on it. I thought the Vanquish 8 wasn't available because they were making this in an 8-string version. 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That's on par with what I can get with the Contour I put in my guitar...and was on par with the Wilkinson it replaced. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. You could put a locking nut on the Contour, too. I noticed that the option is available when you order. I saw a video of a Vader with a new Trem and I was wondering if anyone knew if thats the same one thats on the Aries 6 and 7 strings? the opinion of Kiesel Guitars / Carvin Guitars. I should have specified. Bolt, DC127)?

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