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which bridge for shortscale string thru???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ::::BASSIST::::, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    I want to upgrade the bridge on the SX p-bass shortscale thats on its way. As I intend to mod it to be a string thru body I need to find a bridge that will allow for string thru but also will not have a huge footprint because I dont know if i will have any room left to drill the holes.

    I was also wondering if its a string body I should have lots of sustain. Therefore I can use a lower mass bridge, correct? The one advantage of the lower mass bridge is that usually the bottom "ledge" isnt as thick. Therefore you can get the action a little lower.

    So yeah, if you could suggest a bridge that could work for me I would be grateful.

    Thanks as always. :)
  2. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Hipshot A or Gotoh 206