Show us your Bass with Tremolo Bridge

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SPYD3R #9, Jun 13, 2009.


  1. SPYD3R #9

    SPYD3R #9

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    hi TBers.. :cool:
    i recently got curious bout installing a tremolo brigde for my 5str BTB.. i've read some threads bout trem brigde and Kahler mostly recommended AFAIK.. but kahler have a narrow string spacing for 5str bridge.. FYI ibanez BTB string spacing is 19mm and i'm happy with it..;)
    so i was looking for the "right" trem bridge to install, and hereby let SHOW U'r BASS with TREMOLO Brigde!! :hyper:



    ps : if it's a repost or double threads, just delete it..
  2. Jonah

    Jonah Lord of the String

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    Ok!

    32" scale 29-fret AV Bass with EMG & Kahler:

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    A collection of better pics can be found at http://www.avbasses.cz/4BOJV.htm

    And I also have my old trusty custom Warwick, also with EMG & Kahler:

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    Those Kahlers are very sturdy and very adjustable, I'd recommend them to anybody.
  3. camello

    camello

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    wow man on a warwick and a "carl Thompson-ish"? those are nice!!!!!
  4. Jonah

    Jonah Lord of the String

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    Thanks man! Speaking of "Carl Thompson-ish", I also have this: http://www.avbasses.cz/6NTBJV.htm :bassist:

    Is there a Whammy Club in here? :cool:
  5. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Supporting Member

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    Anyone know if a Kahler 6 would fit on a 2001 Ibanez 406, not sure of the spacing though.
  6. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

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    Not any more, the new Kahler V's can do any spacing.
  7. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

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    This one is a four string bridge, with five saddles.^^^^^^^^^

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  8. SPYD3R #9

    SPYD3R #9

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    whoa... looks like kahler dominating here...

    more info or pic please... i've tried to googling Kahler V but can't find any info...
  9. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

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    New Kahlers, if ordered for 5 strings, come with a much wider base, and can be used from any spacing, from 14mm, to 21+mm.

    http://basstremfanatics.forumotion.net/forum.htm
    This is a forum for bass trems, lot of info there.
  10. SPYD3R #9

    SPYD3R #9

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    thanx a lot dude!! i'll check it out :hyper:
  11. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge

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    One of my next basses is going to be set up as an "Effects Bass" (hopefully on a Spector ReBop, using Dave LaRue's old "live" Kahler-equipped Spector as seen on the cover of his Instructional DVD as a model) with a Kahler trem and a Bass Sustainaic sustainer pickup to simulate bowed Cello-type sounds when played clean and distorted lead lines when used with effects.
  12. SPYD3R #9

    SPYD3R #9

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    hey, i own that one, nice DVD!! :bassist:
  13. neatobassman

    neatobassman

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    Have you heard of a guy names Les Claypool?
  14. Jonah

    Jonah Lord of the String

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    I've met him in 1998 :cool:
  15. neatobassman

    neatobassman

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    Nice, I got to see his crotch back in 2006
  16. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Supporting Member

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    hmm... awkward.

    Does anyone know if the 6 string kahler will fit a Ibby 406, is it adjustavle like the 5'er?
  17. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

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    Should be fine, but I don't know for sure, I do know it's adjustable.
  18. ashtray9

    ashtray9

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    You guys are killing me with these tremolos. I'm thinking how bad it would be to divebomb with a delay pedal. Anybody have some links to a bassist killing it with tremolo and effects?
  19. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

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  20. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

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    1978 Gibson RD Artist
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    Custom Blueshawk bass

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