Bridge ID

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Lonn, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

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    I saw this on a MIM Tele at GC today. The pickup is a Rio Grande of some sort. Notice the sides ore of different lengths. Any ideas?

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  3. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

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    Close but not quite.
     
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    The edges are chromed, so it is probably not home made.

    Plate material looks to be .050 inches.

    Not in the Stew Mac catalog, or the Darren Riley Website, or in the Allparts catalog.

    I like it, what I can see.
     
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    Rutters hot rod bridge?
     
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    Marc's non vintage ones are normally thicker and much more jewel like than that. His have staggered ends on the side rails but the transition is more gradual, and cleaner.

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    Further inspection of the image tells me the saddles have a heavy bevel, like an old style RS or Wilky/Sung Il. These are cheaper saddles. And the hardware looks more like M3 and that means, import.
     
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    Not super important, just thought it looked clean and tidy. There's no brand on it either.
     
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    I don't know, but there are many similarly cut bridges available on eBay. Search for "notched Telecaster bridge".
     
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