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Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:49 pm

Hello! Firstly, sorry, I don't know much English. :fp:
I am currently making tremolo and cannot find some sizes.
If someone has the opportunity to measure the required dimensions (A, B, C, D on the drawing) on a vintage fender tremolo or Mastery tremolo, I will be very grateful!
Attached links to the picture and .dwg drawing.
And two photos of the test sample.
I don’t know how best to upload pictures)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1T8xrfA ... sp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pMUPY_ ... sp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1T5j-1B ... sp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/11H8Fob ... sp=sharing

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:41 pm

The work continues, there is no size (
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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:58 pm

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Paolo_ray » Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:08 am

Here's those measurements. Taken from a vintage trem ...

A: 8mm
B: 4.5mm
C: 8mm
D: 20.5mm

Hope that helps. Good luck with the project!

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:50 am

Thanks for the help!
A couple of months with a file and I hope the work will be done) ;D

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:42 pm

Contouring.
And a few more photos. The strat tremolo is unfinished. Saddles - cast stainless steel (from China)
On the tele bridge, they are honed and polished.
All baseplates - 2.5mm stainless steel. (on the hipshot 3mm, was swapped because original baseplate had mistakes on holes position )
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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:14 pm

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Post by Aleksandr_khru » Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:18 pm

Arm housing
Soldering 30% silver solder

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by epizootics » Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:28 pm

That is pretty badass. :w00t: Like, really, really cool. Is it fair to assume that you are a machinist? Solid metalwork skills here, thanks for all the pictures ! Keep'em coming. Отличная работа !

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:45 am

No, I'm not a machinist)))
Thanks for your approval, I hope this will make a good tremolo)

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by mcatano » Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:34 am

Love it! Great work, please keep the pictures coming.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:25 pm

This is impressive!

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Vendetagainst » Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:35 am

Great job, this is really cool!

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Aleksandr_khru » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:04 am

Thanks to all! There was no time to do this tremolo, as soon as I continue, I will post new photos. I also plan to make a bridge (Fender RSD-style as the simplest in construction)

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Re: Need help_DIY/Homemade jag/jm tremolo

Post by Tweedledee » Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:35 am

This is a completely different level of DIY! Impressive work!

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