You wanted a floating bridge that did not force you to drill into or modify your beloved ST guitar, so we did it. You desired a vibrato bridge that did not stick out more than the original bridge, and here it is. You imagined total freedom of movement and a whammy bar that never caused bother and here it is. You fantasized about a tremolo free of unwanted noises and now that dream has come true. You wanted to get rid of the hassle of microtuners. You have it.
Welcome to the VT1 UltraTrem: the tremolo, reinvented.
The patented VT system (ES 1119430 U) is based on two basic principles: the adaptation of the bridge dimensions to the existing standard cavity in the ST models and the bridge pivoting system. Adapting the dimensions aims to allow the bridge to freely enter into the cavity of the guitar body by pulling the whammy bar back (tensioning the strings) and requires a redesign of the complete assembly (saddles, plate and block). To optimize the movement of the bridge, the pivotal center of action has been changed by adding a part (fulcrum) that replaced the traditional concept of support on screws, giving more amplitude to that movement. The shape of the point of support of the plate on the fulcrum has also been changed, minimizing friction, which is practically non-existent. The result is a homogeneous action very pleasing to the musical performance totally free of unwanted noises. (It is recommended to use low friction nuts and locking tuners).
- For guitars that are fitted with vibrato with the traditional six screw system. Finished in high quality stainless steel.
- The pack includes springs, adaptors and screws for the fulcrum and 1.5 mm (1/16 “) and 2.5 mm (3/32”) allen keys.
Note: The Vega-Trem VT1 is intended as an upgrade kit for existing guitars. If buying for a new guitar build, please remember to check the box above to receive a free spring claw included with your order.