All measurements and dimensions are approximate.Block Depth: 41.2mmCenter:Center Post (Screw Spacing): 56mmString Pitch: 10.8mmString Spacing (Overall/E:E): 56mmOverall Baseplate Measurements: 83.25mm x 38.8mmBaseplate Width for Pickguard Recess: 74mm. You do have to file or shorten the set screws. I figured I'd just buy Gotoh, and did many times and never had an issue. It is lighter and has more 'ping' and less sustain. ~~~~~~~~~~PRODUCT DESCRIPTION~~~~~~~~~~The Wilkinson WV6 5+1 Trem System improves upon a classic design with new appointments to the standard vintage tremolo. Another nice feature on the Wilkinson trems is the push in whammy arm. This family of bridges looks far more expensive than it is. It is installed on some models in the Andy Timmons series. Elongated holes mean the trem will fit on a body drilled anywhere from 54mm (2 1/8") right up to 56,4mm (2 7/32"). Reviewed in the United States on May 3, 2019. It's worth it for the no thread trem arm alone. They're insane smooth. Over the years, I've began to appreciate the nuances and textures the whammy bar can add to a song, and after properly learning the subtleties and trying it out, I got hooked! Pop-in arm with no slop. well the so called steel block ones I had were smaller sized blocks than Fender or Gotoh. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The Wilkinson WV6-SB, also referred to as the Wilkinson 5+1 hole tremolo, is a type of synchronized tremolo bridge produced by Wilkinson. There are no diagrams or instructions provided with this item. It is a drop-in replacement for a stock tremolo in a Fender Stratocaster. For a shipping quote, simply add the item(s) to the shopping cart and select your country from the drop-down menu. Don't know how true that was, or if it's still like that. Once JavaScript is enabled please refresh the current page. This page works best with JavaScript. You can also email us at sales@northwestguitars.co.uk. Features include a stamped steel "Heat hardened" top plate with 6 screw pivot mounting, push-in trem arm and "Wilkinson" design stagger drilled … Only tightened mine enough to hold the bar in place. There was a high caliber builder who swore by these and then lots of complaints about 'em. And as usual the WV6 sports the narrower string spacing at 54mm found on most Wilkinson trems. For that price you can't go wrong. The affordability of the product was a big plus, especially when the performance exceeded my expectations. Wilkinson's take on the "lipped style" trem, mounting with elongated holes for either a 54mm or 56.4mm screw spacing, but with narrower string spacing at 54mm (2 1/8”). If you need your order delivered on a specific date, just write this in the comments section on your order. The Wilkinson WV6-SB, also referred to as the Wilkinson 5+1 hole tremolo, is a type of synchronized tremolo bridge produced by Wilkinson. Triple Humbucker & Quadruple / Quintuple Builds. Features include a stamped steel "Heat hardened" top plate with 6 screw pivot mounting, push-in trem arm and "Wilkinson" design stagger drilled block for unrivalled tuning stability. I can only vouch for the one I have, but I would take it over Fender's version every time. I had a few Wilky vintage style trems thru the years. Once cookies are enabled please refresh the current page. This trem provides the unsurpassed tone transfer of a six-screw pivot system with the smooth fulcrum action of a two-pivot set-up. Reviewed in the United States on September 1, 2018, Great service from seller and easy to install, Reviewed in the United States on March 15, 2019. All rights reserved. This ingenious design provides a smooth return-to-zero, getting back-in-tune functionality in the original position like no other. Nice looking, but the trem design could be better. Wilkie or Gotoh is making a less expensive version in China. A simply solution to an age old problem! New items will be sold without 20% UK VAT (Value Added Tax) but you will be liable for all import duty/tax upon arrival.