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Anyone put Badass V bridge on SX?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassMan99, May 6, 2006.

  1. BassMan99


    Mar 15, 2006
    I have an SX SJB62 4+1 5 string bass and considering putting a badass V bridge on it. Has anyone tried this? I am wondering if the string spacing will work. It would be great if it widened the spacing a little.
  2. zombywoof5050


    Dec 20, 2001
    I thought the Badass bridges came unslotted. You slot them yourself and to make the spacing/alignment perfect for whatever bass you put it on. At least this is how the 4-string Badasses are. Are the 5-string ones preslotted?
  3. Moo

    Moo Banned

    Dec 14, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    I have that bass, the original bridge is under 16mm and I fit in one with 16.5mm spacing.

    They say their bridge is 3 inch spacing but 16.5mm works out to 2.6 inches. That may put the strings where the height screws are, I'd use something different.
  4. BassMan99


    Mar 15, 2006
    No I dont think they are pre slotted. I have put a few BAII's on basses. I think I might go for it. Tough thing is putting a $65. bridge on a $130. bass!
    If I do it I will post the results. I like the bass but it is HEAVY...
  5. Triclops

    Triclops Guest

    Jan 14, 2006
    I just pulled the trigga on a 5 string 75 ash sunburst SX, And I am installing an east jretro preamp,a cream pearloid pickguard,And when I have the loot, a badass v bridge...I'll let ya know, and post pix.

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