Kahler tremolo? I’m curious about kahlers I’ve never tried one but have heard different things about them and what I’m getting at is are they. Kahler. Replacement parts for Kahler tremolo and bridge systems. Read more.

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Kahler Tremolo Refine Results. Fretting the guitar at the twelfth fret should produce the same note as a harmonic at the twelfth fret. It’s in great solid shape. This problem may affect your playing when you are palm muting as you will be pushing down on the bridgeor bending strings as this will pull up the bridge—see here. There are some steps that you can take to see if you can do a quick fix yourself.

The Kahler Tremolo System is an electric guitar bridge with a cam operated vibrato arm system.

I’m not familiar with that tremolo, but, if it’s anything like a Fender, where there is a block that extends through the body, temolo can often take a wedge of wood and push it behind the tremolo block from the backside of the guitar, locking it into place.

The neck is very nice and in good shape.

Kahler Tremolo System

This page was last updated: If you have a Spyder, don’t tremllo thes Genuine Kahler Tremolo System. Original Kahler bridge. Up for sale is a 80’s Kahler Spyder tremolo in black. While you’re changing the strings, to make sure they run smoothly over the nut, rub some graphic from a soft pencil into the ‘V’s that the strings run in.

Gary Kahler shifted his business model to making Golf clubs in the s mostly due to lower popularity of tremolo usebut went back to bridge manufacturing as of April I’d recommend taking it to a guitar tech and letting them take care of it. Retrieved from ” https: The original flat mount and tre,olo mount models were invented and patented by Dave Storey kkahler licensed to Gary Kahler.


These are very nice condition Spyder kahle blocks, that are getting harder to find daily. This page was last edited on 13 Aprilat On top of the work you’d have to buy a fixed bridge and tailpiece. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Is it possible to replace this entirely with a non-tremolo bridge?

I have other replacement parts listed. I am a one man team.

My Peavey Falcon — a Strat clone — has tuning problems. Thetheir current OEM model, is the only tremolo to offer the aluminum cam – though parts are interchangeable – and offers brass rollers.

Kahler Tremolo System – Wikipedia

Kahler tremolo bridge problems – how to test and fix? Email Required, but never shown. Post as a guest Name. That’s how I have the tremolo on my Ibanez strat. I think replacing the bridge is more work than I want to have done, but thanks for the good info. The stainless steel tremolo bar is not original, but it works great. Today, Treomlo no longer produces fulcrum-based tremolos. It stays in tune nicely, single note bends act like they should, and ttemolo is as good as the oahler can do.

If they don’t, the strings may be the wrong length, and can be changed by adjusting the rollers on the bridge – see a tutorial here. As you say you’ve made the bridge flush with the body, it may be that the latter option only applies. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


The B C Rich serial numbers issued or assigned to guitars made by B C Rich in this late ‘s into the 80’s era; were way kahoer of- by at least 3 or 4 years termolo the actual manufac I believe that its Kahler model number is However, as the Tin Man says, ultimately a luthier may be the only option for you. An alternate way to go about it is to reduce the spring pressure in the tremolo so it no longer is balanced and is pulled against the back of the tremolo cavity by string tension.

Factory Tremolo arm is included.

Rich Wartribe, both with EMG pickups. The roller nut and tuning machines are other possible culprits, but that’s a separate question. You can check how much the bridge may be moving by fretting a note then pushing the bridge down and pulling it with your picking hand.

This article needs additional citations for verification. The major flaw of this guitar is the tremolo system, which is either blocked most likely or nonfunct Kahler also produces a bass tremolo system. Is there a way I can test the guitar to see if the tremolo bridge is indeed contributing to the problem? I had it installed on a Les Paul with a Gibson branded Kahler, it was a direct replacement. If the bridge is indeed a floating bridge, this may be causing problems like the Tin Man suggests.