Badass 2 bridge question

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by tjclem, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    I am building a bass with one. I have never worked with one before. Should I cut slots in it for string guides? Thanks ..t
  2. SteveC


    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
  3. ElBajista


    Dec 13, 2005
    Sebring, FL
    Some would say that you should file grooves in the saddles of the BAII, and Leo Quan even recommends this, but I haven't yet and I don't have any problems.

    If you don't file the saddles, eventually your strings will wear into them. I've had my BAII for about a month or two, and there's already some slight "groovadge" in the saddles.