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"Compensated" 3 Saddle Brass Bridge Problems..Intonation Possible?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by zanesaddiction, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. zanesaddiction

    zanesaddiction Tele-Meister

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    good call, ron! flipped the d, g saddle. got the d perfect but the g is a little flat. But something tells me is the g string losong it's life from loosening and tightening it repeatedly. Sure enough, flipping it around made the saddles stand flat and not lean back towardss the end of the guitar.
     
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    ASC67 Friend of Leo's

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    Wait, was I right? :p
     
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    Well slap my bottom and call me Sally. I never would've come to that conclusion :lol:

    My apologies to waparker4 and ASC67
     
  5. tklaavo

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    I have two guitars with those saddles, and I feel they have too much compensation. I've shaped them individually with a file for better results, also did some grooves for the strings to keep them in place. In one guitar I've actually flipped two of the saddles upside down so that they're straight, because that worked better..

    The Gotoh / Wilkinson bridge with saddles that can be tilted seems to be the hi-tech option, but quite pricey..
     
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