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hipshot tremelo routing templates...

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by JSPguitars, Mar 19, 2005.


  1. JSPguitars

    JSPguitars

    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    anyone know where I can get them? I was gonna call Warmoth, cuz I know they sell the tremelo's and might have them, but they're probly expensive (this might be the only time I put this tremelo in a bass). Thought I'd ask around here and see if anybody already has the templates and would be willing to use them to make me some templates. I'd pay ya, of course.
     
  2. andvari7

    andvari7

    Aug 28, 2004
    Ennui
    There are templates that you can print off of the website. I'd print them, make MDF templates out of those plans, and then carry on.

    Or, if you wanted a Kahler tremolo, they're being manufactured again and will be available in April (so says the website). Only one cavity needs to be routed, and it doesn't go through the entire body. I do not know if templates will be available with the tremolo, but I do have the installation guide.
     
  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    You can get them direct from HipShot:
    http://www.hipshotproducts.com/5stringtremolo.htm

    Scroll down to the bottom.
     
  4. JSPguitars

    JSPguitars

    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    thanks for the info....hadn't seen that PDF file on the website. ;)