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Gibson J-50 1959 ADJ

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 06:57 AM

 E-minor7, on 16 April 2018 - 02:20 AM, said:

And I can reveal what it says :

Though the difference isn't that noticeable, try to keep the saddle in contact with the top.
In case you want to fine-adjust fx by raising either the treb- or the bass-side, perhaps both, go gently.
The old porcelain is fragile and must be handled with care.
The end-tips can crack and these items are rare therefor expensive. And you wouldn't want a tusq replacement.

Enjoy your adjustable concept - and be aware it's something else

P.S. - Don't forget to experiment with the rectangular metal plate under the ceramic insert. (if it's still there)
There might be a sonic difference, but that will be more due to the type of contact than the actual weight.
Same counts for the 2 under-top nuts - remove or don't. Listen your way forward. It's a matter of sound, not theory.

Good stuff! Much better than usually available for free. 👍👍
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