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Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12)  

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The genuine Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Spring helps set your tremolo arm into a fixed position when used with any Fender American Series tremolo. Set of 12.


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FenderTremolo Arm Tension Springs (12)
 
4.5

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Good quality (11)
  • Functional (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great fix!

      The arm on my Strat's 6-point tremolo, not surprisingly, became wobbly and loose in the block. Making it impossible to position and difficult to use accurately.

      I bought these...Read complete review

      The arm on my Strat's 6-point tremolo, not surprisingly, became wobbly and loose in the block. Making it impossible to position and difficult to use accurately.

      I bought these springs on a whim, and now my trem arm is PERFECT. It stays where I need it to, and no wobble whatsoever.

      This is a no-brainer purchase for any Strat player with a vintage style tremolo.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Does what it does

      According to most sources these are made specifically for Fender tremolos, not Squier or any other brand, but if you have some heavy duty wire cutters you can cut these to size to fit...Read complete review

      According to most sources these are made specifically for Fender tremolos, not Squier or any other brand, but if you have some heavy duty wire cutters you can cut these to size to fit the arm cavity on your tremolo.

      I have a Squier strat with a 2-point tremolo that the arm was feeling really loose even though it was screwed in all the way. These springs by themselves were a little too tall to fit the hole and I couldn't get the bar to screw in, so I trimmed it down just enough so the arm would go in and tighten down a bit.

      Bottom line, it does stabilize the arm a lot more, and doesn't kill the note when you use it aggressively. The arm feels more stable now, though it does still rock in the hole a bit.

      When I do get a Fender strat, I'll write a follow up review.

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      5.0

      Small purchase but easy transaction

      By dg

      from upstate NY

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

          Inexpensive factory replacement parts with free shippping. Sweet.

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          5.0

          It's a spring

          By alvie666

          from san diego

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

          • Will Fall Out And Be Lost

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

            It's a bag of springs. They work. They are easy to lose, which is why the bundle a bunch together in one packet.

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            5.0

            Totally GREAT!

            By Garvoon

            from Laurel, MD

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

              I've been playing Strats since the 60s, and I NEVER NEW about the tension spring ... EVER! That's crazy, but I bought a bunch of them for my Strats, Jazzmaster and Jaguar. They work GREAT!!! NOTE: A lot of guitars, I have bought off the wall and the spring was never there! Get yourself some!

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              5.0

              Great service

              By Mr blue

              from Brandon, ms

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                  Great springs..if you use your tremolo alot these are a must have.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Exactly what you have been looking for!

                  By DiegoMusician

                  from South Florida

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to install
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Tremolo Arm Stays Put

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Stratocaster Modification

                  Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                  Does it exactly what it should! Just pop the spring in the arm hole, it falls in deep. Screw in the arm (Don't over tighten) and you'll be set. I don't find them easy to lose personally, as long as you're careful of not holding your guitar facing down parallel to the ground. One pack of 12 will suffice.

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                  5.0

                  Great fix!

                  By Vic

                  from NY

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Vintage Strat Tremolos

                    Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                    The arm on my Strat's 6-point tremolo, not surprisingly, became wobbly and loose in the block. Making it impossible to position and difficult to use accurately.

                    I bought these springs on a whim, and now my trem arm is PERFECT. It stays where I need it to, and no wobble whatsoever.

                    This is a no-brainer purchase for any Strat player with a vintage style tremolo.

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Don't Tremolo without it.

                    By Feklar

                    from El Cerrito, CA

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                        This is what you need to tighten up that Tremolo arm. With this spring in place it stays right where you want it.

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                        5.0

                        Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs

                        By Mark L.

                        from Sanford, FL

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                            Unscrew the tremolo arm, drop in a tension spring, and your whammy bar stays put until you swing it out of the way. Fantastic!!

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                            3.0

                            Does what it does

                            By xx_God_of_Rock_xx

                            from SJ, CA

                            About Me Experienced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                                According to most sources these are made specifically for Fender tremolos, not Squier or any other brand, but if you have some heavy duty wire cutters you can cut these to size to fit the arm cavity on your tremolo.

                                I have a Squier strat with a 2-point tremolo that the arm was feeling really loose even though it was screwed in all the way. These springs by themselves were a little too tall to fit the hole and I couldn't get the bar to screw in, so I trimmed it down just enough so the arm would go in and tighten down a bit.

                                Bottom line, it does stabilize the arm a lot more, and doesn't kill the note when you use it aggressively. The arm feels more stable now, though it does still rock in the hole a bit.

                                When I do get a Fender strat, I'll write a follow up review.

                                Comment on this review

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Perfect replacement

                                By David

                                from Mobile, AL

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                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional
                                • Good Quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Fender Tremolo Arm Tension Springs (12):

                                    Fender brand direct-replacement. Multi-pack is good because you'll always seem to lose these little guys.

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