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Bridge dillema, all help appreciated.

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by sargebaker, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    Hello folks. The time has finally come for me to change the bridge on my old Aria however I'm not sure which bridge to use. It has the standard 5 hole fender style bridge. What bridges could I use to replace it with? I know the BAII will fit but then I have to have the saddles notched... I was initially thinking the HIpshot bridge Carvin sells but it is a 2 hole bridge and I assume it would not fit. I've heard good things about the Schaller roller bridge too but once again not sure it would fit. Can anyone suggest a good bridge that doesn't need drilling? If there are any stellar bridges that DO require drilling, is it relatively simple to drill new holes if needed?

    Thank you in advance and I apologize if this has been before.
  2. seanm

    seanm I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize! Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    Why not replace it with a standard 5 hole fender style bridge? Not expensive and a proven design.