What would be considered most "original"?
After reading all these posts on this terrific board about original instruments, I've come up with a question for the collective experience here.
I have a 76 P bass which has a replacement bridge. The original bridge, through use and perspiration, started corroding through the plating on the back of the plate. Two of the saddles also had height adjustment screws seize up.
I've recently learned that Fender sells an aftermarket replacement for the mid 70's bridge.
Would it be best to replace the entire bridge? Or, strip and replate the bridge plate and replace only the necessary saddles?
Thanks in advance.