1 JimmyR 1 year ago I have spent some time recently playing my fabulous '59 VS Jet - such a great guitar! The only modification I have made was to swap to a stainless Serpentune Tru-arc bridge. Previously I have used Gibson TOMs and they have served me very well - I like the sound and they have done everything a bridge should do.But the Serpentune has one benefit over most other bridges - not only can you get it into near perfect tune but it stays in tune better than any other bridge I have used. With some quite intense Bigsby wigglage today I found that the tuning had wandered to such a small degree that it sounded more or less still in tune - good enough for a gig. Checking with a tuner showed that pitch had gone up almost uniformly by just less than a cent on each string - which given the way I was attacking it is astounding.I have been stubbornly resisting the whole Tru-arc koolaid for years now. I had tried them before but still prefered my TOMs. But finally I have to admit that for a Gretsch, the Serpentune is the way to go. It was a good experience with a stainless Compton which finally pushed me over the edge - the Compton sounded so good I tried the Serpentune again and the extra tuning precision has won me over.I know I don't really need to say that the Tru-arc works here but felt I should pay Tim his due - the more I use these things the more impressed I am.