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Bridge saddle question on P Bass

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by RayFox, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. RayFox

    RayFox

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    I have adjusted my bridge saddles at the correct height for me and I have noticed that the G & E string saddle have some play where they can be moved from side to side slightly. In other words, I can take my finger and push the saddle back and forth side to side, not real loose but they are moveable. Any solution to this? Thanks.
  2. dmusic148

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    This usually doesn't cause actual problems, but if it bothers you you can adjust those two saddles so they're tilted away from the central A and D saddles slightly. This will cause the strings to pull inward on them slightly, helping to stabilize them.
  3. tjh

    tjh Supporting Member

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    I used to be botherd by this a bit ... one time I actually used a small rubber band and looped all the ends of the intonation screws under the strings and secured all the saddles firmly together ... nothing moved after that ... I have since gone to a bit of a lighter touch, and dont even think about it anymore ...

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