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Mystery bridge du jour.

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Killer Canary, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. Killer Canary

    Killer Canary Guest

    Aug 27, 2015
    I bought this bridge thirty years ago and the store owner knew nothing about it. No markings/stampings/scratchings of any sort on it.
    It's obviously eight string compatible; the area beneath the ball ends used to have a projecting ledge with five mounting holes in a Fender compatible spacing which I cut off because using those holes left the bridge way too far forward on the body to intonate. I drilled and countersank new mounting holes further forward ala BA2.
    Does anybody know who made this thing?
  2. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2011
    You sure it's 8 string ready and not redrilled to give it more break angle and better pole/string alignment?
  3. ONYX


    Apr 14, 2000
    It looks very similar to designs used by Gotoh. But difficult to tell without any markings.
  4. Killer Canary

    Killer Canary Guest

    Aug 27, 2015
    The E won't fit through the small hole.

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