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1979 f35 acoustic

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by rrhm, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. rrhm

    rrhm TDPRI Member

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    Can anyone identify the material used for bridge pins, bridge and nut?
     
  2. Charlie Bernstein

    Charlie Bernstein Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 26, 2003
    Augusta, Maine
    If it's a Fender, probably plastic.

    An easy way to tell is to take out a bridge pin and look at it. If it's at all deformed, it's plastic.

    And if the bridge pin is plastic, chances are the nut and saddle are, too.
     
  3. rrhm

    rrhm TDPRI Member

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  4. rrhm

    rrhm TDPRI Member

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    Note to charlie. I too always referred to the part the strings rest on as the saddle. But, a luthier friend of mine says it's the bridge and it sits in the saddle. What do ya think?
     
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