B. Badside Member. In a fit of impulsiveness, because I wanted the pop in Tremolo arm of the American Professional models, I purchased a new take off American Professional Tremolo on eBay. ledvedder, Mar 2, 2015 #1. Posts: 3,049. 1 of 2 Go to page . Firstly I must point out the word tremolo is a misnomer. Messages 90. I have the stock trem, it's one of those "hybrids" that have vintage (2 7/32") mounting spacing, but modern narrow string spread, and I want to keep it this way. Fender 2-Point vs Vintage 6-Screw Bridge Fact or Fiction? Jan 8, 2014 #1 This is for a partscaster using a Highway 1 body. This model came with the vintage 2 7/32 six hole tremolo. Apr 12, 2007 #1. aunchaki Friend of Leo's. I recently picked up a MIM Deluxe Powerhouse Strat. I've also tried just 2 outer screws only but I think having the 4 in and set just a bit higher adds to the stability overall. The idea that a world famous guitar manufacturer perpetuates this misunderstanding irks me to no end. can I convert a six-screw tremolo to a two-point tremolo? Hello Strat lovers! The 4 center screws I set a tad above the trem plate, almost touching. Next Last. Too tight and it pinches the plate, to loose and it will wobble up and down. 6 screw to 2 point tremolo conversion Discussion in 'Non-Fender S-Type Guitar Forum' started by ledvedder, Mar 2, 2015. ledvedder Strat-Talker. Has anyone performed this? Joined: Feb 18, 2015 Location: NJ. Thread starter Badside; Start date Jan 8, 2014; 1; 2; Next. The two outer screws have to be set just right, and I mean just right. Messages: 356. I currently have a 6 screw bridge, but would like to install a Wilkinson WVS50 that I've purchased. 6-screw trem upgrade options? Jan 12, 2017 #1 When purely talking about a decked tremolo (5 springs and bridge plate flush with body) I don't understand how anyone could say definitively that the vintage 6-screw bridges provide better tone than the modern 2-post design due to "more contact points to the body." It's a vibrato system that uses a vibrato bar. Joined: Mar 12, 2006 Location: Central New York. How did it work out? Go. Messages 1,226. Thread starter ... SchizoidDan Member. Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by aunchaki, Apr 12, 2007.