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Saddle Screws

Post by Cajun » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:56 pm

Anybody know where I can get saddle screws for a 2019 Player JM bridge? Thanks

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Re: Saddle Screws

Post by ChrisDesign » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:42 pm

Throw the saddle out and install a Staytrem or Mastery Bridge.
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Re: Saddle Screws

Post by Cajun » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:50 pm

ChrisDesign wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:42 pm
Throw the saddle out and install a Staytrem or Mastery Bridge.
What about an American Pro? Can’t get a Staytrem here, and Mastery would require resizing the thimble holes I think.

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Re: Saddle Screws

Post by timtam » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:04 pm

The Player JM has the 0081239001 Korean metric bridge ...
https://www.fmicassets.com/Damroot/Orig ... _Rev_A.pdf
Also goes by 0081239049 ...
https://darrenriley.com/store/fender-mu ... 081239049/

Usually comes with 8mm/10mm M3 grub screws. They can be too long for many saddle setups, digging into your hand. The fix is to move the 8mm ones in place of the 10mm, and add 6mm ones in place of the 8mm. All over ebay for a couple of bucks ... eg
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Grub-Screws-Fl ... 3433774373

If by chance you meant the intonation screws instead of the height screws, those are M3 18mm as supplied. Which can also be too long (eg the ends can foul the strings). Replace with M3 16mm, which is closer to their length on MIA Imperial offset bridges.
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Re: Saddle Screws

Post by Cajun » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:05 pm

timtam wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:04 pm
The Player JM has the 0081239001 Korean metric bridge ...
https://www.fmicassets.com/Damroot/Orig ... _Rev_A.pdf
Also goes by 0081239049 ...
https://darrenriley.com/store/fender-mu ... 081239049/

Usually comes with 8mm/10mm M3 grub screws. They can be too long for many saddle setups, digging into your hand. The fix is to move the 8mm ones in place of the 10mm, and add 6mm ones in place of the 8mm. All over ebay for a couple of bucks ... eg
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Grub-Screws-Fl ... 3433774373
Thank you!

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