SOLD G&L Saddle-Lock Bridge Screw (replacement)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Parts, Strings, and Accessories' started by Karl Kaminski, May 20, 2018.

  1. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    Price:
    5
    Location:
    New York
    My used G&L L2500 didn't come with one so I was on a quest to "build (find?) a better mouse trap".

    This is a solution for those of you with a missing/lost saddle-lock screw and nylon spacer for your G&L Bass. (Also if you just wanted to ditch that small spacer all together).

    Its a proper size metric nylon tipped screw, takes same metric size Allen wrench as saddle height adjusters. I had to buy a minimum quantity, so Im selling off the extra.

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    PayPal $5 shipped CONUS, local pickup in NYC OK.

    IMG_3129.jpg IMG_3131.jpg (Bass, Bridge, String, and Allen wrench not included :laugh:)
     
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2018
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  2. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    LA
    i loosened the lock on my LB100 recently, hopefully the screw won't fall out
     
  3. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    well, tighten back up. ;)
     
  4. raybone

    raybone

    Jul 14, 2006
    A.C Jersey
    Do these stick out from side when tight? Picture looks that way. My original set screw sits in the hole and does stick out at all when all the way tight.
     
  5. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    Since the side arcs, one edge is flush and the opposite is proud about a 1/32" (.5mm).

    These are 10mm in length, I chose this length to be as flush as possible when tightened. This aids in easy Allen wrench adjustment. I don't like how the OEM screws were countersunk.
     
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  6. Doug Parent

    Doug Parent Supporting Member

    May 31, 2004
    San Diego, Ca.
    Dealer Nordstrand Pickups.
    This will fit a late model M2500 I assume? If so I'll take one.
     
  7. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    yes if your "late model" is 2006 or later, and all PM replied

    from G&L website:

    Complete set of (6) tension screws w/ nylon bushings. These are the little Hex screws that hold the vibrato arm in on G&L Dual Fulcrum tremolo-equipped guitars and are also used on the side of G&L Saddle Lock bridge to lock the saddles together. There are 2 different thread configurations: For US instruments 2005 and older, use part # 080215-000 (Standard), for US instruments 2006 and later and all Tribute instruments use part # 080215-100 (Metric).
     
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  8. Doug Parent

    Doug Parent Supporting Member

    May 31, 2004
    San Diego, Ca.
    Dealer Nordstrand Pickups.
    PM
     
  9. Relsom

    Relsom Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    The Old Dominion
    And press down on the saddle on that end so the screw doesn't raise it as it tightens down.
     
  10. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    hmmm, interesting. I never had that happen. I always:
    • tune the strings up after saddle adjustment (which keeps the saddle down)
    • then, last thing to do once setup is complete, tighten the locking screw.
    shouldn't be an issue (IMO, the guys at G&L won't have let that slide if that were the case.)
     
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  11. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    all pMs replied...
     
  12. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    Thanks guys, only 5 left
     
  13. Christophe C

    Christophe C

    Feb 15, 2019
    Belgium
    Hi
    Is there one left ?
    Thank you
     
  14. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    Yup
    All Pms replied
    Thnx
     
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  15. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    thanks guys,
    I think theres only two left, get'em while you can...
    ONLY ONE LEFT


    ...and SOLD. (I actual saved 1 last screw for my future G&L fretless purchase... looking at you @theduke1 ;):drool: )

    Thanks again to everybody, I was really great discussing G&L stuff and other general bass stuff with ya'll. hope youre enjoying them as much as I am.
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2019
  16. shaboda

    shaboda Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2002
    Does Home Depot or Lowe’s carry something like this?
     
  17. Karl Kaminski

    Karl Kaminski Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    NYC
    hi sorry late reply...
    Not in the US at the start of this thread. If it were available—at a reasonable cost—none of this would've been necessary.

    You'll have to look online (outside US, in "Metric-land" it should be easy.)
    Most likely have to buy a pack of 20, 50 or 100 depending on vendor. (thats how this thread got started—I needed 1) ;)
     
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