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I want this bridge

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Natman, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Natman

    Natman

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    Know where I can get one of these? As found on the Dimensions, Reverse Jaguar, Cabronita and a couple other models. I would just go with a BAII, but the fender logo looks spiffy so why not? Are there any out there?

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  2. JellinWellen

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    I heard that fender bought the rights to the badass II and that's basically fenders rebranded BA2
  3. marko138

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    DUDE! Me too. I've been searching for them for the same reason. They look just like the BA.
  4. Natman

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    Ya, I mean you can buy a whole body off ebay for like $200 (straosphere sells a lot) but then I probably won't get much for the nekkid body. Not the best option, IMO.
  5. awilkie84

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    Jackson basses have this bridge, too. Well, some of them.
  6. silky smoove

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  7. awilkie84

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    It's nowhere near a Gotoh 201! No rounded saddles. No saddle screw slots on the plate (it instead has a saddle slot), it's longer, more square, too. The spacing's also a little wider. And, it's definitely not a Schaller. lol

    It's Fender's take on a Badass II.
  8. silky smoove

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    I did say "a little" like the 201.
  9. awilkie84

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    The only thing it has in common with a gotoh is the chrome finish & fat backstop.
  10. WoodyG3

    WoodyG3 Supporting Member

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    There have been several generations of the Badass bridge, but I agree this Fender bridge is very similar. I like Hipshot bridges better, but they all get the job done well.
  11. Davo-London

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    It looks ugly and square and wrong on a Fender IMHO.

    That's the way I roll. Had one (BAII) for years then went back to the original bridge. Looks and plays better in my view.

    Davo
  12. bigmoosepi

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    is it just me or is it not straight.
  13. Strat Hater

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    I bought one from a friend of mine that is a certified Fender Tech, he just ordered it in. It only cost $68 and worth every penny. I have it on mt Squier VM P bass. I agree with the BA 2 reference. It is very similar.
  14. Natman

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    Don't suppose your buddy would be kind enough to sell one to a fellow canuck? :bassist:
  15. marko138

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    I'd take on that that price too!
  16. Davo-London

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    That's true of every Fender I've owned. The strings and pickup poles never line up either. :bag:

    I still love 'em though!

    Davo
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  18. jbd5015

    jbd5015 Cool cars & Bass guitars Supporting Member

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    Those schaller bridges are quite nice for the price. Attractive, not necessarily modern, but a more attractive bridge than the BA2.

    Ive got both the schaller and a BA2 on different basses, and while both are quite comfortable with regards to palm muting, the schaller is a bit 'smoother'.
  19. Natman

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    For what is worth guys I finally got one of these. 2 fender distributors looked into it for me and they were told this model is not available yet. I just grabbed the only one I've seen yet on ebay. The seller happened to be from Canada, so that makes shipping even easier for me. $67 +10 ship is about all I'd want to pay anyhow.
  20. awilkie84

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    It's straight. The body's not symmetrical.

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