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SX Bridge Replacement

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by mercenarywrench, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. looking for a 'direct' replacement bridge for my short scale jazz that doesn't need drilling. Any recommendations?
  2. HogieWan


    Feb 4, 2008
    Lafayette, LA
    why are you replacing your bridge?
  3. it's mostly the barrels/adjusters i'm wanting to replace as they are so big and its a sloppy system.
  4. David Cardoza

    David Cardoza

    Apr 16, 2004
    As you'll see in other posts regarding bridges... I doubt you'll
    find a replacement bridge out there that'll be a direct replacement.

    I don't recall anyone having that kind of luck. Every bridge
    that I've ever replaced over the years (on any bass) always
    needed to be re-drilled.

    I wouldn't worry about it, just measure carefully where the
    new bridge should line up (side to side for correct string
    alignment) as well as top to bottom for correct intonation
    range of adjustment.

    hope this helps,
  5. thanks dave...no real problem there. i'm now thinking of getting a vintage fender bridge just for the grooved saddles because i can't find saddles available on there own.

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