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San Diego North County Guitar Players, checkout James Hood's guitar repair shop. One of the best in the business in southern california.
 
Check out this new promo video that was made at my guitar repair shop in Carlsbad, California. Please share this video with your friends. Thanks!
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Checkout my Interview with ToneQuest Report about my down tension bar systems and how they came to be. #REPOST 
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How Christian Towner invented the solution for installing Bigsby vibrato tailpieces and innovated string control for your Bigsby vibrato tailpiece.
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TOWNER VIBRATO GUITAR PARTS it doesn't get any better than this when INSTALLING a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece on your GUITAR. 

SCREW-LESS • INNOVATIVE • INTELLIGENT • INEXPENSIVE solutions to protect the integrity of your guitar and manage your sustain.

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TOWNER VIBRATO GUITAR PARTS it doesn't get any better than this when INSTALLING a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece on your GUITAR. 

SCREW-LESS • INNOVATIVE • INTELLIGENT • INEXPENSIVE solutions to protect the integrity of your guitar and manage your sustain.

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SCREW-LESS •  INNOVATIVE • INTELLIGENT

TOWNER Vibrato Guitar Parts Systems for your BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece installation.

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At ArielsSmartyPants : The roller bridge causes a loss of sustain. I had tested that idea while developing the TOWNER Down Tension Bar system. The TOWNER Down Tension Bar is better with an ABR-1 or the like and setup as rigid as possible.
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TOWNER VIBRATO GUITAR PARTS it doesn't get any better than this when INSTALLING a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece on your GUITAR. 

SCREW-LESS • INNOVATIVE • INTELLIGENT • INEXPENSIVE solutions to protect the integrity of your guitar and manage your sustain.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_musical-instruments?ie=UTF8&field-brandtextbin=TOWNER+VIBRATO+GUITAR+PARTS&node=11091801
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TOWNER VIBRATO GUITAR PARTS it doesn't get any better than this when INSTALLING a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece on your GUITAR. 

SCREW-LESS • INNOVATIVE • INTELLIGENT • INEXPENSIVE solutions to protect the integrity of your guitar and manage your sustain.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_musical-instruments?ie=UTF8&field-brandtextbin=TOWNER+VIBRATO+GUITAR+PARTS&node=11091801
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TOWNER VIBRATO GUITAR PARTS it doesn't get any better than this when INSTALLING a BIGSBY® vibrato tailpiece on your GUITAR. 

SCREW-LESS • INNOVATIVE • INTELLIGENT • INEXPENSIVE solutions to protect the integrity of your guitar and manage your sustain.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_musical-instruments?ie=UTF8&field-brandtextbin=TOWNER+VIBRATO+GUITAR+PARTS&node=11091801
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Great job! Thank you Nick.
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Any time man! It's a great product and really easy. Although I do curse you as I'm now looking at ES-137s constantly. Might be time for a re allocation of the collection.
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If you guys dig Bigsby Vibrato Tailpieces, checkout a solution I invented to manage string control and relief from drilling any extra holes in your guitar when installing Bigsby tailpieces. Help spread the word! LIKE the FB page too https://www.facebook.com/TownerVibratoGuitarParts
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“A down tension tailpiece providing VST | Variable String Tension”

   Back in 2007 I invested in a Gibson ES-335 without a Bigsby vibrato tailpiece factory installed. The guitar was a good deal and at the time and I didn’t think I would really need or want a Bigsby vibrato tailpiece. Well, it turns out I did want a Bigsby vibrato tailpiece the more I played. I began speaking with guitar technicians and the suggestion of putting the Bigsby B3 on instead of the Bigsby B7, to prevent drilling extra holes in the body of the guitar, came up often. I installed a Bigsby B3 vibrato tailpiece. After I installed the Bigsby B3 vibrato tailpiece and began to playing the guitar, the strings would slip off the bridge because there wasn’t enough down tension between the bridge and the vibrato tailpiece. So, I began to think about how I could prevent the strings from slipping off the guitar bridge. I came up with a number of ideas to remedy the issue of strings slipping off the guitar bridge by making use of the existing studs mounted in the guitar. Settling on the design you see at this website, it ended up providing more than one benefit to installing the Towner USA down tension bar.

  • The Towner USA down tension bar mounts in place of of the stop tailpiece on existing studs.
  • The Towner USA down tension bar provides a VST, variable string tension, to control the break angle between the bridge and vibrato tailpiece by adjusting the studs to the desired height. Thus, helping to sustain a better guitar tone.
  • The Towner USA down tension bar alleviates the guitar owner from drilling holes in the body of the guitar, when installing a Bigsby B3Bigsby B6Bigsby B11Bigsby B30 or Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece.

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