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Jazz bass bridge question

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by bassgod76, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. bassgod76

    bassgod76 bass turd burglar

    Mar 13, 2003
    South Florida
    I'm thinking about building a retro 62 Jazz type project. I want an older style bride, but I want one made out of brass that is heavy duty. Basically, I want a retro look with modern technology. Besides the retro bridge hipshot offers, are there any others I should consider?

    I'm looking to not spend over $200.00

    And no, I don't want to use a Leo Quan

  2. interp

    interp Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2005
    Garmisch, Germany
    Try using a KTS titanium bridge. It provides superior sustain and string to body coupling, and it has a somewhat dull finish to it.

    I have one on a 1960 stack knob jazz replica built for me, and it looks and performs beyond my highest expectations. I think they run about $120. Just google "KTS titanium."

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