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Can't find the bridge that I need!

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by ii7-V7, Jan 2, 2006.


  1. ii7-V7

    ii7-V7

    Aug 4, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    I can't find a narrow spacing five string bridge. Where do all you luthiers get your specialy hardware from? I know that not everyone is using Fender replacement parts! Are guys like Stambaugh and Rob Allen fabricating the metal bridges too?
     
  2. deaf pea

    deaf pea

    Mar 24, 2005
    Cuernavaca 1 hr S Mexico City
    Seymour Duncan/Basslines SMB-5A Endorsing Artist
  3. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    narrow seems easier to find than wide. check e-bay.....t
     
  4. Cerb

    Cerb

    Sep 27, 2004
    Indiana
    I will, as always, suggest ETS Bridges. They are very high quality, with adjustable string spacing, and they can be had for cheaper than Hipshots.
     
  5. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca
    Try calling companies directly to see what's available, then try other retail outlets for better prices. Hipshot will make smaller spacings for you and sell directly, but it'll cost more.
     
  6. ii7-V7

    ii7-V7

    Aug 4, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    A search on "ETS Bridges" on yahoo produced nothing. Is there a parent company?
     
  7. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    Montréal
    http://www.ets-hardware.com/