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Direct Replacement Bridge for a Pilot

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by gm2_in_co, Sep 15, 2010.


  1. Picked up a DeArmond Pilot which seems like a pretty nice bass. Don't know where its been but I'm pretty sure its not spent long in arid Colorado as the bridge is super rusty. I know I can probably get it back to working by bathing it in WD40 or some such, but I'm wondering if pretty much any 5 screw bridge would be a direct replacement... for instance a Badazz II? Any others that you'd recommend I look at?
     
  2. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    A picture would help. If it looks like a standard 5 screw Fender-style bridge, chances are anything that's a direct Fender replacement will work. Some of the DeArmond Pilot basses have Schaller bridges similar to their roller bridges.
     
  3. johnny6644

    johnny6644

    Jun 29, 2010
    Arkansas
    Yeah, I'd like to see a picture. I have a Dearmond too, so I would kind of like to compare. It's a neck-through, four string. It's kind of sad that I can't remember what kind of bridge is on it, since I had it in my hand yesterday!
     
  4. Here is a picture of the current bridge. Its not pretty.

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  5. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
  6. Thanks Phil. That does look a little nicer than what's on it now even if it didn't have the rust. I guess $40 isn't too bad...
     
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