A Tele bridge pickup usually has three mounting holes, while Strat pickups have only two. Our multi-patented hardware is used by builders worldwide for its reliability and precise detail. Posts: 67. It uses a WD custom made bridge and adapter plate, choose from Bigsby's licensed B50 or top of the line sand-cast B5 to form an unbeatable combination. Bigsby® B5 or B50 with WD® Telecaster® Conversion Kit Here's a Bigsby® setup for a Tele® that really works! 16. That said, if you’re a hardcore DIY person, it shouldn’t be a problem to convert any Strat pickup to Telecaster specs. For many, the Telecaster’s structural solidity is a big part of its allure, but there’s no denying the model looks fabulous fitted with a Bigsby. Joined: Apr 29, 2003 Location: Fairfax, Virginia. 6-saddle bridge with traditional 4-hole mount. My friend Magnus Plaue, one of the biggest DIY nerds I know, has written a nice essay about this operation. Since its conception in 2008, the Offset Mastery Bridge remains the industry leader and most trusted Offset bridge in the hands of touring musicians around the globe. Now you can put a working tremolo on a Tele that looks and sounds great too! It uses a WD custom made bridge and adapter plate, choose from Bigsby's licensed B50 or top of the line sand-cast B5 to form an unbeatable combination. May 3, 2005 #1. gaveljt TDPRI Member. Now you can put a working tremolo on a Tele® that looks and sounds great too! The Bigsby B5 kit for Telecasters has the ‘F’ brand and includes a replacement bridge plate and an offset-style rocking bridge. Offset Bridge. Bigsby conversion. Kluson KCTB-C-LH drop-in upgrade 6-saddle bridge for left-handed Telecaster, chrome with matching plated steel saddles. Bigsby B5 or B50 with WD Telecaster Conversion KitHere's a Bigsby setup for a Tele that really works! Tele Bridge Conversion - New to Old Style Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by gaveljt, May 3, 2005.