G&L GandL bridge question

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  1. bassfootballguy

    bassfootballguy Supporting Member

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    Somehow, the bridge lock screw dropped out of my SB-2. I don't know the exact year of manufacture, but it is a 6 bolt built somewhere in the mid 2000s.
    What size screw do I need to replace it with and where do I find such a thing? Bear in mind I live in a VERY small rural town with very poor hardware store resources.

    Thanks!

    James
     
  2. mars67

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    bassfootballguy Supporting Member

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    Thanks, mars. I posted this elsewhere and Ken was good enough to point me that way.
     
  4. kellyrojo

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    just a heads up football--you prob already know this but that lock screw isnt totally neccessary. I mean, better t have it but you could play days or years without it and be fine me thinks--good lock!
     
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    bassfootballguy Supporting Member

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    Yeah, but I truly do like locking that bridge down. But thanks do the heads up - tips like these are what truly make this place great.
     
  7. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist Gold Supporting Member

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    don't turn it too tight or the bass will explode from overtones
     
  8. bassfootballguy

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    Not sure what you mean, MP, but I don't plan to tighten it up beyond what is reasonable force.
     
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    mpdd neoconceptualist Gold Supporting Member

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    i tightened mine a little too tight and the whole bass vibrated not in a normal highly resonant manner either
     
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    Ok. I will make sure I don't do that.
     
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    That's only with the set screw made of unobtanium, installed at midnight under a full moon. :cool:
     
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    I think that's how the Beatles came up with that opening chord in A Hard Day's Night
     

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