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Bridges?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fat-k, Dec 22, 2005.


  1. fat-k

    fat-k

    Mar 30, 2005
    condon oregon
    I was thinking of buying a new bridge for my samick corsair bass but what do they actually do?
    thanks a ton
     
  2. BassChuck

    BassChuck

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
    What do you feel is lacking with your bass?
     
  3. *points emphatically at BChuck's post*

    Most bridge upgrades are aimed at increasing the mass of the actual metal piece.... thus bringing you better sustain and punch. If you've ever seen a Traben bass, they seem to focus on this concept quite a bit.
     
  4. lookjojoisplaid

    lookjojoisplaid

    Oct 17, 2005
    San Diego
    They also keep you in tune and help with you intonation too
     
  5. Groundloop

    Groundloop

    Jun 21, 2005
    Toronto
    +2

    "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."

    If the bass keeps slipping out of tune, that's more likely a tuner issue, and intonation is a set and forget kinda thing unless your changing string types and gauges all the time so...spend the money on something nice for your Mom. :D
     
  6. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    If you don't know what it does, do you think changing it is the best thing?

    What's wrong with what you have?
     
  7. fat-k

    fat-k

    Mar 30, 2005
    condon oregon
    thanks i am not gunna buy one i was just wondering what it did:)