What size is a Fender tremolo arm?
Typically a genuine Fender production American Strat 10-32 tremolo arm threads will be in the 0.182″ to 0.185″ diameter range and the 5mm threads will be in the 0.188″ to 0.195″ diameter range.
How can I make my Mexican Strat sound better?
25 ways to upgrade your Fender Stratocaster
- Tighten up your neck.
- Block the tremolo.
- And consider steel trem blocks.
- Clean up your neck pocket.
- Add a bridge pickup tone control.
- Swap out your saddles.
- Add a shielding plate.
- Shim your string tree.
Are tremolo bars universal?
Both Whammy bars and Tremolo systems have standard sizes. So you just need to check that fits your guitar. Other than that, a standard size of the whammy bar will do just fine.
Are all Fender whammy bars the same?
The different types of whammy bars There are two main types of whammy bars – detachable like Fender and Floyd Rose, and those that go with a tailpiece, like a Bigsby. More broadly, there are four main types – Fender floating and synchronized designs, Bigsby, and locking – like Floyd Rose and Kahler.
What pickups are in a MIM Strat?
By contrast, Players have alnico (aluminum-nickel-cobalt) magnetic pickups, like MIA Strats. Yet, unlike the American-made and Mexican Standard Strats, the Player series have one tone knob for the neck/middle pickup and one for the bridge pickup, instead of the traditional neck pickup knob and middle pickup knob.
Are Mexican fenders worth it?
That being said, Mexican Strats are still excellent sounding guitars. They deliver the same versatile range as the American Strats, with that same snappy tone quality. They just don’t have that extra oomph that makes an American Strat an American Strat.
Are all tremolo arms the same?
It’s all in the design of the tremolo system and its requirements. The unbent rod can be anywhere between 7.5 inches and 8.5 overall for guitar tremolos and up to 12” for bass tremolos. The butt end can be either square or rounded, threaded or grooved. The arm diameter can be 5mm, 5.5mm, 6mm or 3/16”, 7/32” or .
Are tremolo bars worth it?
It’s another tool in your arsenal. It’s also helpful if you struggle with vibrato while bending a note. So yes, it’s worth it. Get a good one, because a bad one will go out of tune a lot easier than a good one.