The Wilkinson VS50-6 bridge on the 600 pacifica range

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The Wilkinson VS50-6 bridge on the 600 pacifica range

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Does anyone know where this bridge can be purchased as an aftermarket part? I can only find the 2 hole version of the vs50 for sale, not the 6 hole version as seen on the 600 series of pacificas. I absolutely love this bridge on my pac611 and I want to bring my old sentimental pac112 (that I've had since I was 12, I'm now 34) up to the same level of hardware.

And can I just say the pacifica 611VFM is the most stable tuning I've ever experienced on a guitar with a trem, even with severe dimebag darrell level of whammy abuse. Almost every time I pick it up "is it in tune? of course it is!"



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Re: The Wilkinson VS50-6 bridge on the 600 pacifica range

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I assume since the guitar is still in production you can order the part through Yamaha. I just don't know what department you have to contact.



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Re: The Wilkinson VS50-6 bridge on the 600 pacifica range

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Since it's not a catalogue product by Wilkinson/Gotoh but made on purpose for Yamaha (in this case), you could be able to buy it contacting Yamaha assistance (which will probably put you in touch with the distributor in your area).

I see you're in Austrlia, there's a specific spare parts section too.

Reading around, the part ID they're using for the VS 50-6 should be WY203005 and costs about $93.

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Re: The Wilkinson VS50-6 bridge on the 600 pacifica range

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I notice that the bridge unit is now a totally different design than on my Pacifica 612V. mk.1
I quite like the super smooth feel of the mk.1 bridge...but it's not easy to adjust as the Wilkinson bridge on the 612V ii.



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I notice that the bridge unit is now a totally different design than on my Pacifica 612V. mk.1
I quite like the super smooth feel of the bridge on the 612V mk.1 ...but it's cerainly not as easy to adjust as the Wilkinson bridge on the 612V ii.



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