Wasn't sure which forum to put this in, but this is a new thread from this one in the luthier forum... http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f57/converting-5-string-into-6-string-833556/ Decided to go all out and turn my 5 string Yamaha into a 6 string. Found the perfect bridge (Kahler 7460 Black...thanks for the tip ctmullins) to give me perfect string spacing, a new black nut and 4+2 all black Gotoh tuning pegs. The whole bass will be black. I needed that Kahler bridge as it is most adjustable giving me the ability to make the string spacing fit on my neck (which by the way, I happen to LOVE tight string spacing on the fretboard and towards the bridge it will be exactly the spacing I like for fingerstyle). The tuning pegs on the Yamaha are open and big clunky Fender style. The back are too wide to allow one more tuner on there, but the new ones will accommodate the sixth tuning peg. Plus the new tuning pegs will be lighter and in combination with the bigger, heavier bridge the Yammy will be better balanced. I'll post pics of the the new "Black Bastard". This is how it looks now (although the pickup rings are now all black)... The Yamaha logo on the headstock is already wet-sanded off. Need to buff it up after I drill the hole for the extra tuning peg.