Single Saddle Bridges

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Mitch Conners, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. Mitch Conners

    Mitch Conners

    Jul 5, 2014
    Hello all,

    I'm currently looking to build my own 12-string extended range bass and the next phase of the project will be the bridge. Obviously i doubt 12-string bass bridges are made, so i figure i will go the route of single saddle. My question is any recommendations of a decent brand that is reasonably priced? I kind of would rather stay away from chinese made ones cause i have a feeling they won't be that great. I also found
    Hipshot TRIPLE LOCK DOWN Single-String Bass Bridge, does anyone have any experience with these?

    Any feedback is appreciated, thanks
  2. I used them when I made my 3-string.
    Pros: Hipshot quality, versatile.
    Cons: Hipshot prices, required routing.
  3. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown

    Feb 16, 2011
  4. lz4005


    Oct 22, 2013
    There's nothing wrong with single string bridges, but if you're trying to keep cost down why not use three 4 string bridges or two 6 string bridges?
    You'd have to do some filing to the edges to get them closer together, but it should work.