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Replacing strings on a Bigsby

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I'll handle this one. ;)

First wrap the ball end round a biro to form a little curve.

Then attach it to the Bigsby.

Then pull the string along the fretboard.

Then (and here's the brilliant bit) attach a capo.

You can then tighten the string at the tuning peg without it falling off.

Ta dah.

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Good call.

I pretty much did the same except I used a flatmate instead of a capo.

I was putting on 12-56's which didn't help matters either.

Must admit it's pretty fucking awkward though. Why don't the strings just go through the bar like any other guitar? Time to start bringing a spare to gigs.

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Epiphone dot

Gotcha, think we played with you at The Tunnels last month. I had my Silvertone Hornet that night instead of my Gretsch. Shame, we could have compared Bigsbys.

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what band were you in like? I used my slutocaster at the last gig I played and I don't remember anything about the last one before that.

It's a blonde dot if that helps.

we could race our bigsbys sometime. Like pigeons

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