Fender bridge, 3 screws, thru body

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by barroso, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    Guys, i am putting together a franken fender. I have all the needed pieces, except the bridge. It will be a '54 blue flower.
    the body has holes for the bridge. the perfect bridge will be a 3 screws with string thru body option. i know the on ebay is possible to find the old style tele bass bridge. what i would really appreciate is to find a more modern bridge with each saddle for each string.

    so i am requesting your help, do a similar bridge exists? where can i buy one?

    for reference think to a bridge similar to the one actually used on the american P bass, but with 3 holes for screws instead of 5.

    thanks a lot!
  2. :cool: The bridges used on the American Series and American Deluxe bridge are 3-screw. The 5-screw bridges are the ones used on the MIM, MII, MIC, etc. Both of my AmStd and my AmDlx P-Basses have 3-screw bridges. The older vintage models might have 5-screw, but I'm not sure.
  3. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    I'd suggest using a Badass-II anyway.