As the thread title says, I'm kicking around the idea of converting my Conklin GT-7 to a six-string. Seven is too much, but I *really* love the sound of this bass. There's some magic going on with the pickups and preamp that I just love for rock, punk, and slap. On that last note, slapping is tough with the 16.5mm string spacing and my big fat fingers. However, it looks like if I ditch the 7th string I can fit six strings at either 18.5mm or (hopefully) 19mm. My thought is to remove the current bridge and nut, install probably a Hipshot A of the correct string spacing, drilling new mounting holes where necessary. The bridge seems simple enough too. I'm eyeing a Just-A-Nut from Warwick if they make one the right size, just for maximum adjustability. If not, I'll probably be sanding and filing down a blank from Graph Tech unless someone has a better suggestion. I'll probably be using the bottom 6 tuning pegs. The 7th I can just fill with...I dunno, something. I'm picturing like a medallion or coin or something I can attach somehow to cover up the hole. Is there anything I'm missing? Does this seem doable? I know I'll be slightly decreasing the tension on the neck, but I figure the double truss rod can handle it.