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Why the different hole pattern on Classic Vibe bridges?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Stinsok, Dec 15, 2013.


  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    The standard 5 hole spacing, why change it for these basses? Did they get a good deal from a vendor? Maybe to foil those aftermarket bridge swaps? It seems like it would cost them more money to do this. Any insight into this?
     
  2. Lownote38

    Lownote38

    Aug 8, 2013
    Nashville, TN
    Metric as opposed to standard measurements.
     
  3. Batmensch

    Batmensch Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2010
    Chester, Pa.,USA
    Yup. As an example, take a pickguard screw from an MIA Fender Jazz and one from an Indonesian Squier, a VM J, the screw from the Squier is noticeably larger for that same reason, metric vs. standard (imperial?) measurements.