They call them metric sets. Gotoh Wide Tune-O-Matic Bridge With Large PostsGotoh Replacement Tuneomatic bridge similar in style to the Gibson ABR-1 bridge except with a longer saddle throw for improved intonation adjustment. Our parts are sold worldwide and are consistently ranked at the top of the industry by musical instrument makers. The Gotoh stop tailpiece is made from aluminum, just like the revered '50s originals. The Gotoh is an excellent bridge - it's wider than stock so you have more intonation room. The differences are really subtle until you're holding the two pieces in your hands... Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion. The Gotoh is an excellent bridge - it's wider than stock so you have more intonation room. if it says something like "large-hole import", and looks like this. I purchased this to replace the stock bridge on my 1998 Epiphone Sheraton II (mfg. I like to drill, tap and install set screws on mine - why pay the premium for a Tone Pros? The bridge and studs fit perfectly, and this is so much nicer than the stock parts. The reduced weight makes notes jump out of the guitar, and the bridge and tailpiece ring together like they were meant to. Samick plant in Korea). The Tone Pros were at $110, but I had a 15% coupon which knocked it to $95. If you're going to drill and tap yourself, finem-particularly since Gotoh hardware is top notch - otherwise a local machine shop would charge more than the differential for the Tone Pros product. The stop tailpiece has a vintage profile for the right look and fit with the Gotoh Tune-o-matic. I like to drill, tap and install set screws on mine - why pay the premium for a Tone Pros? For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I was planning to replace the bushings as well, but I discovered the stock bushings have a slightly larger diameter than the Gotoh bushings, so I left them in place. This bridge uses 'C' Clips to secure the saddles and not the traditional wire used in the original for a more secure method of fastening in place. I wanted a Gotoh Bridge and Tailpiece, and the added price together brought me to about $50. JavaScript is disabled. This allows you to proportionally space the strings so they sit perfectly spaced off the edges of the neck and are spaced out so they feel right - now you have something that Gibsons have that Epis do not. Gotoh Replacement ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic Bridge SKU: GE104B Select Finish:* Black Chrome [SKU:GE104BB] ($48.00) Chrome [SKU:GE104BC] ($36.00) Gold [SKU:GE104BG] ($50.00) Nickel [SKU:GE104BN] ($36.00) The Gear Page is the leading online community and marketplace for guitars, amps, pedals, effects and associated gear. My son ran into Rev. before they confirm which model you need. Billy G. last night!!! I get my TonePros stuff from Marquis Distributing - and they really encourage you to email a photo of your old bridge/tuners, etc. Thank you, that's exactly what I'm looking for. TonePros is pretty obvious about their bridge/tailpiece sets for Epi LPs. The Tone Pros were at $110, but I had a 15% coupon which knocked it to $95. Then, sigh, Gotoh doesn't make these in Nickel, and all the hardware on the guitar is nickel. GOTOH GUT Co., Ltd. began manufacturing stringed instrument parts in 1960 and is the only domestic machine head manufacturer in Japan. Who will refuse to watch "The Pedal Movie" on principle alone. You must log in or register to reply here. Your choices with Gotoh are chrome, gold or black. Well, I had to go with Tone Pros for 2 reasons. Tone Pros will provide you with one that does not have the saddles notched if you order it that way. I wanted a Gotoh Bridge and Tailpiece, and the added price together brought me to about $50.