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I can't seem to get the G string intonated on my G400.

No problem w/the other 5 strings. Standard stop tail

piece' date=' tune-o-matic bridge. Any advice would come in

handy. Thanks'](*,) :-$ :D =D>

 

You are not the only one.

 

I only have 1, my G400 1965 that I can get correct. The rest of them I have owned through the years and the other one I have now I can't.

 

All you can do is get it close. For some reason you always end up with the G string saddle backed all the way to the end of the bridge and it is still off.

 

You can try turning that saddle backwards and see if that gains you anything otherwise it will always be a bit off. I don't notice too much but it is kind of obvious when you play clean and an open chord D or A sound sour.

 

Spud any advice?

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If you are out of room to move the saddle on your bridge you can always flip the saddle this gives you some extra room to help out with the intonation...I had a hard time as well with the G string on my G400...go figure...

 

Here's how mine came from the factory. I may turn the A & D around.

I like the 90 degree edge facing the pickups.

I think the tone is better that way.

Am I wrong?

 

 

 

LPBridge1.jpg

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Guest icantbuyafender

hmm, I NEVER though to try that!

 

awesome, I long gave up on try to get PERFECT intonation.

 

It was close as hell, but now its spot on!

 

THANKS! lol

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LPBridge1.jpg

 

Why do they install them 3 one way' date=' 3 the other way? There must be a reason but I can't imagine what it would be?? [-X

 

If you are out of room to move the saddle on your bridge you can always flip the saddle this gives you some extra room to help out with the intonation...

 

Simple/brilliant - good stuff!

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