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  • Mustang/Jaguar tremolo springs

    I have an old Mustang/Jaguar tremolo I'd like to put to use. This is distinct from the more contemporary "Mastery" tremolo, and has the arm mounted directed into the bar/string anchor, as in the pic below. What I don't have are the springs for it. Any idea where I might be able to score some?

    Or do they use standard-length Strat-tremolo spirings, which only look too long because I don't have the unit mounted in anything to provide the appropriate sort of tension?
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    I had a Mustang in 1970 and I'm trying to remember.
    Could you post a pic of the bottom side of the plate?
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    • #3
      Found these:https://www.allparts.com/products/bp...gs-for-mustang
      https://www.whammyparts.com/make-mod...springs-detail


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      • #4
        A quick search revealed that the Mustang trem springs are a bit shorter and the ends are shaped differently from strat springs. They seem to be readily available though I couldn't vouch for quality. The metallurgy for such parts can be important if you want them to actually work for a while. I didn't see any "genuine" Fender parts available.
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        • #5
          Some info about spring adjustment here:https://www.offsetguitars.com/forums...c.php?t=108813
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            Originally posted by Helmholtz View Post
            I had a Mustang in 1970 and I'm trying to remember.
            Could you post a pic of the bottom side of the plate?
            As requested.

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