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8 string brass tune-o-matic / tailpiece

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by archtopper, Aug 25, 2012.


  1. archtopper

    archtopper

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    i've recently acquired a stars guitars (alembic) electric mandocello that has a replacement TOM bridge and tailpiece - i'd like to restore to as close as i can to the original, so i'm looking for an 8 string brass TOM bridge and 8 string brass tailpiece - any ideas of where i could fine such a piece
     
  2. archtopper

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  3. FunkMetalBass

    FunkMetalBass

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    I couldn't find anything on the net (then again, it's a really big place). If it's Alembic, I'd just contact them directly. They're still in business and going strong, and I'm sure at least one person there is familiar enough with your instrument to get you a replacement bridge.
     
  4. archtopper

    archtopper

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    stars guitars was a company formed by a few ex-alembic guys, so the parts aren't actually alembic parts....similar though - i contacted alembic and didn't get a response - i may try phoning if i can't locate something elsewhere
     
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  6. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

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    Dude!!! Pics! We gots ta have pics!!!!!
     
  7. archtopper

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  8. archtopper

    archtopper

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    still looking bump
     
  9. Derek Balonek

    Derek Balonek

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    I think Hipshot does custom pieces. I don't know what it would cost though.
     

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