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Rick Toone's revolutionary Strat trem

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One day these will no doubt be available individually. Looks like lots of fun.

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I've been gassing for one of these for ages, been a long time fan of Rick's work and unlike other trem or bridge innovations it looks like it should be a drop in replacement!
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I contacted him a while back. He was still looking for a suitable manufacturer.

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Interested!

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Had the same feature on my transtrem steiny, novelty wore off even for Eddie Van
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Bg wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2024 3:07 pm Had the same feature on my transtrem steiny, novelty wore off even for Eddie Van
Yeah, I had one of those graphite mofo's. Never used the trem, hated the 80's tone. It was however the only guitar I could walk around my flat playing without having to be careful of the headstock, even on the bog... Sold it to Hillage who still plays it...
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Dharmajester wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:41 pm
Bg wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2024 3:07 pm Had the same feature on my transtrem steiny, novelty wore off even for Eddie Van
Yeah, I had one of those graphite mofo's. Never used the trem, hated the 80's tone. It was however the only guitar I could walk around my flat playing without having to be careful of the headstock, even on the bog... Sold it to Hillage who still plays it...
i googled steve hillage for some reason the other day... some nostalgic rabbit hole i was going down...
he looks younger now than he did in the 70's
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philly wrote: Sun Mar 31, 2024 12:12 pm
Dharmajester wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:41 pm
Bg wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2024 3:07 pm Had the same feature on my transtrem steiny, novelty wore off even for Eddie Van
Yeah, I had one of those graphite mofo's. Never used the trem, hated the 80's tone. It was however the only guitar I could walk around my flat playing without having to be careful of the headstock, even on the bog... Sold it to Hillage who still plays it...
i googled steve hillage for some reason the other day... some nostalgic rabbit hole i was going down...
he looks younger now than he did in the 70's
He's probably reigned in his hash consumption :lol:
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So what's the sauce? Break it down for a trem hating layman.

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dayl wrote: Sun Mar 31, 2024 7:13 pm So what's the sauce? Break it down for a trem hating layman.
Some vids I posted back in Jan on it: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=10421&p=1004276#p1004276
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Looks hideous.

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