Mustang bridge height vs saddle height

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Re: Mustang bridge height vs saddle height

Post by Danley » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:08 pm

Could work if they have the right size. If you have some random tubing or rubber on-hand, I wouldn't hesitate to rig something up - but for me, elongating the springs is about as much as I ever needed to do anyway (usually then only the E, B, D.)
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Re: Mustang bridge height vs saddle height

Post by aliendawg » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:12 pm

this thread is gold... i'm elongating the springs on my bridge as soon as I get home
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Re: Mustang bridge height vs saddle height

Post by timtam » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:26 pm

The advantage of the Staytrem nylon washers is that they are smaller than the screw diameter and so grip the intonation screw to stop it turning / rattling, while holding it forward. The disadvantage is that they are not attached to the bridge (AFAIK) so can become displaced and need re-adjusting (see below). Of course they could be glued in place with a drop of CA glue.
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Re: Mustang bridge height vs saddle height

Post by jorri » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:35 am

I have shorter screws from a cheapo chinese bridge off ebay. I still needed to keep the 1st string long to intonate, but I'd think the problem is on the 6th string usually. Must find some springs, it sounds like an idea!

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