Your guitar's bridge is not a "trem"

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Sorry to be picky here but a variance in volume is what defines a tremolo effect. "Vibrato" is the proper term for a variance in pitch..."whammy bar" will also suffice. :P
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge_(in ... lo_bridges

...looks like you're gonna have to cut and paste that 'cuz the ( and ) are wigging the url hyperlink out. yah.
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Obviously wikipedia doesn't include guitar-oriented vernacular. That's different from calling an apple an orange. :P

Would this suit you better? :wink:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tailpiece
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:roll:


Yeah, the word is firmly embedded in the guitarist's english language, and you ain't gonna change that just by pointing it out in a pointless thread.

Its commonly well known fact what Tremolo and Vibrato mean. I guess you're just trying to sound smart or something, or you are just obsessive-compulsive and then you should really seek some professional help.

They've been called Tremolos since the very beginning of guitar tremolos.


Accept that fact, and move on.
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Amen Mr. RAR,
I was wondering when someone was going to bring this up. I realy hate to say this but, everyone knows this as true. A trem doesn't vary volumne. It is indeed a vibrato. We know this and still call it a Tremolo. Live with it.
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And the preacher along with his freinds, said to the good Lord, AMEN 8)

I agree totaly guys :) 8), Take care and peace always :peace 8)

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No RAR not trying to sound smart, I guess when I see "trem" it just bugs me....I dunno why. :? Anyway, point taken...pointless thread it is I guess.
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Mr. Lucky,
No, your right on this. I am not one for calling stuff the wrong thing.
I have had a lot of guys say, "you know what? this isn't really a tremolo".
But they have been branded "Tremolo". Whats a guy to do. I have and have freinds who have called them "Vibratos". And I will in the future.
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I have an idea :idea: , Why not call the bridge after the love of your life?:D, so if your Girlfriend or wife's name is for example, Lucy, then call the bridge Lucy or Steph or Jamima or Cinderella or Snow White or whatever tickles your fancy :lol:

Take care and peace always everyone :peace 8)
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Your Wife's Breasts are not called Boobies



...who cares what u call it we all know what it means
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LMAO :lol:, I was joking around Al, you goat :) lol :P

but yeah, Al's right, in the end of the day, everyone has their own referrences to the tremolo bridge and I'm sticking to what I know of it, which ain't that much, but so long as the bridge does it's purpose and does it well, I'm happy :)

Take care everyone and peace always:peace 8)
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Willie wrote:call the bridge Lucy or Steph or Jamima or Cinderella or Snow White or whatever tickles your fancy
Mmmmm... Jamima. :P :D

I don't know about "Cinderella" though...

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The guy on the left has some awesome zebra pants 8)
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This thread is a load of pants to me :) lol

I'm just thinking of how horrible it would be if there was a bed time story about the tremolo bridge instead of Snow White or Cinderella :P :lol:

Take care everyone and peace always :peace 8)

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Cinderella was a great band.


Its hard to find zebra pants nowadays. Anybody know where to get some?
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