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Adjusting my bridge

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Albini_Fan, Jun 22, 2003.


  1. Albini_Fan

    Albini_Fan Banned

    Jan 26, 2003
    Beneath Below
    My e string does not sync up between the two pick up metal dot things. I think this is a problem with the bridge. How do I move the string over some?
     
  2. Ben Mishler

    Ben Mishler

    Jan 22, 2003
    San Jose
    It's not a problem with the bridge, but rather the pickup placemnt that was done at the factory. Fenders typically have this problem.
     
  3. squire_pwr

    squire_pwr

    Apr 15, 2003
    San Diego, CA.
    hmm... is there any way to fix such a problem? I've noticed my Squier has a similar unalignment. Are we stuck with poorly aligned pickups (sans upgrade)?
     
  4. if you were to adjust your bridge you would move all the other strings up... i believe if you want to correct it you would have to have a pickup that is shorter than the bridge so that the two poles line up with each string (would make it sound a whole lot better [and the short thing is assuming its the neck pickup]{and asuming its a jazz}) that or you can switch the pups out and put some bartolini's in. they have wide pole magnets..