Since the 1950's the Bigsby® Vibrato Tailpiece has been the choice of guitarists worldwide - and the choice of world class guitar builders for standard equipment on their premium guitars. Hand cast, hand polished and hand assembled, Bigsby® still follows Paul Bigsby's original formulas from the early 50's.
GOTOH GUT Co. began manufacturing stringed instrument parts in 1960 and is the only domestic machine head manufacturer in Japan. Our parts are sold worldwide and are consistently ranked at the top of the industry by musical instrument makers.
High performance, low cost guitar and bass hardware designed by the UK’s leading guitar guru – Trev Wilkinson. Wilkinson brings many years of expertise and engineering knowledge to a new range of guitar and bass hardware.
These new designs may be LOW in price but they are BIG on features and function. Wilkinson guitar and bass hardware was established 20 years ago in California and its simple, functional, user friendly designs have become "standards of the industry". They are demanded by professional players and discerning guitar companies around the world. This new range pays homage to the more ‘traditional’ styles of the past but, by utilizing many of the features of the unique Wilkinson designs, we feel that they are unsurpassed in tone, style and function. Extra special attention has been paid to all key areas of the manufacturing process.
Whether you are building a ‘vintage style’ instrument or a new ‘cutting edge design’ guitar or bass, you will find the answer to your hardware choice here.