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flattening the bridge for pickup installation..

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by rob_d, Aug 12, 2002.

  1. rob_d


    Jun 14, 2001
    Sorry for the question, but I'm a comoplete DB newbie. When looking at the fishman BP-100 pickup it says you need to flatten the bridge where the pickups make contact. I assume they're talking about the front of the bridge where you put the clips on..right inbetween the A and E, and D and G strings? I just don't feel too comfortable making physical alterations on my bass unless I'm 100% sure it won't do permanent harm. Thanks.
  2. rob_d


    Jun 14, 2001
    Thanks Ed,
    I wasn't sure what it meant when it mentioned the front. I think I'm actually thinking about the top of the bridge as you mentioned, where the actual pickups will go. This already looks flat to me but I guess a little more won't hurt as long as I'm not digging a canal as you said. I'm just a little worried about doing anything to the thing since I'm so new to it...but I guess a little sanding on the top of the bridge will be fine.

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