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Help finding a gold 3-point Thunderbird bridge

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by metalandjazzman, May 4, 2010.

  1. metalandjazzman


    Oct 22, 2008
    Hey i am going to keep this brief. I am going to customize my Epiphone Thunderbird four and trying to find a 3-point bride thats gold. Can anybody help me?
  2. fu22ba55

    fu22ba55 Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2009

    While the hipshot doesn't have the "vintage look" of those awful gibson bridges, it will give your bass a whole new set of balls. If you're building a museum piece, you'll want to find a gold gibson bridge (if they exist)... but if you need to play the bass at all, go with the hipshot. Night and day difference, especailly in the E string.
  3. metalandjazzman


    Oct 22, 2008
    Yeah i still don't know how i am going to cover those holes left from the bridge pegs of the 3-point bridge.
  4. Hi.

    I'm not 100% sure since I haven't done any 3-point swaps but AFAIK, the Hipshot bridge uses the same mounting holes as the Gibson/Epi bridge does.

  5. metalandjazzman


    Oct 22, 2008
    Is it really a good bridge for players who play there strings tight?

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