8 String (Octave) 2 Piece Bridge

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Herrlster, Dec 7, 2012.


  1. Herrlster

    Herrlster

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    Hey, so I'm looking around for a good 8 string bass bridge. I see a few of the one piece bridges but I'm only looking for the 2 piece bridges.

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    one like this would be great.

    Does anybody know where I can buy one?
     
  2. Rip Topaz

    Rip Topaz

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    Email Hipshot. They don't have a stock model but I'd be willing to bet that they could modify one of their bridges to work, or make you one.
     
  3. Herrlster

    Herrlster

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    Good idea. I sent them an e-mail, maybe they could modify the saddles on their 2 piece to accommodate 8 individual saddles for an 8 string bass. Just gotta wait for a reply.

    I also e-mailed Dean and Schecter about buying one of their 2 piece bridges that come with their 8 string basses. Again just gotta wait for a reply.

    Any more ideas?
     
  4. youngboy

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    Look at the stock Shector Research(spelling?) 8 string... that should work.
     
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  6. sonic 7

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    What ever you end up using , I think you need one that has seperate saddles for the octave strings , I've seen some that are just modified 4 string saddles and I dont see how you could get correct intonation without adjusting the octave strings independently from the main strings.
     

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