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What I Don't Know...Is A Lot. 30's L00 Bridge


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Paper thin at the wings, sloshy pin holes and beginning to lift. Thought it might be a good time to swap it, but I don't want to put anything but a period correct bridge on. When I went to the Umanov site I saw he had just sold the one I needed, so I'll live with what I have. I put a zero fret thingy on this guitar and I'm very happy with the little bit of crispness it added.

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The luthier I use does a nice job at duplicating the bridges.

Here's one he made for the Banner J45. When I got the guitar, the previous owner opted to shave the bridge down rather than reset the neck. It could had been rebuilt by glueing a piece of BRW on the bottom.

I've kept the original in case someone down the road wants to put it back on.

 

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He's currently working on this '43 LG1 for me. This bridge has had a rough life. A couple sets of dowel pins added?? An extra saddle slot???

Since it hasn't been shaved down, he's going to try to rebuild it. If that doesn't work out, he'll make a new brw one for it. He's done some very nice work for me and builds custom guitars.

 

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