Kahler tremolo? I’m curious about kahlers I’ve never tried one but have heard different things about them and what I’m getting at is are they. Kahler. Replacement parts for Kahler tremolo and bridge systems. Read more.

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It stays in tune nicely, single note bends act like they should, and sustain is as good as the guitar can do. There are no functional issues with it at all. They’d remove the bridge, cut some wood to fit the shape of the cavities that remain, glue them in place, do some sanding and filling of any gaps, then shoot matching paint over it all. No set screw included though I might be able to dig one up if you are desperat Skip to main content. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Kahler Tremolo System – Wikipedia

I had it installed on a Les Paul with a Gibson branded Kahler, it was a direct replacement. I think replacing the bridge is more work than I want to have done, but thanks for the good info.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I’d recommend taking it to a guitar tech and letting them take care of it. Rare Kahler Floyd Rose tremolo original to guitar.


Includes tremollo mounting hardware.

While you’re changing the strings, to make sure they run smoothly over the nut, rub some graphic from a soft pencil into the ‘V’s that the strings run in. Our staff is fluent in English. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Gary Kahler shifted his business model to making Golf clubs in the s mostly due to lower popularity of tremolo usebut went back to bridge manufacturing as of April Cams and saddles are available in several different types, including brass and stainless steel.

Kahler Tremolo

As for replacing the bridge, yes, it’s possible. If they don’t, the strings may be the wrong length, and can be changed by adjusting the rollers on the bridge – see a tutorial here.

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That’s how I have the tremolo on my Ibanez strat. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Steel rollers can also be used. An alternate way to go about it is to reduce the spring pressure in the tremolo so it no longer is balanced and is pulled against the back of the tremolo cavity by string tension. It’s in excellent functional shape with minor finish wear. The “Steeler” tremolo was licensed to Kahler by Floyd Rose during the lates.


Frets are good, no buzzing and not in need of a redress. Uses a Fender threaded arm but not i Try checking the guitar’s intonation. These are very nice condition Spyder locking blocks, that are getting harder to find daily. Great condition Fender made in Japan Strat wi By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Kahler Tremolo System

A new set could help. Up for sale is a 80’s Carvin stamped Kahler Steeler tremolo in chrome.

The whammy bar is missing. Genuine Kahler Tremolo System.

The instrument has a Kahler tremolo that I suspect is contributing to my tuning problems. No stripped threads or stuck rollers.