Fender compensated saddles wrong?

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  1. Billenius

    Billenius TDPRI Member

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    I just bought compensated saddles but they're all slanted the same way as in the picture. Is this a mistake from Fender or am I missing something here?
    Thanks in advance guys!
     

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    1300 E Valencia Friend of Leo's

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    Turn the screws...
     
  3. LutherBurger

    LutherBurger Friend of Leo's

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    Remove the height screws from two of them and screw them back in from the other side. If you're left-handed, only do that to one of them.
     
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    Yes, they are wrong if they are flat-bottomed. Myself and, I've read, others got these, unfortunately. Eventually got the much better gotoh compensated and slotted set. But then had to shim the neck (smallest stewmac shim) because they are not flat-bottomed.
     
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    Return them and go to Reverb and order Bensonite fat saddles. ;)
     
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    Which screws? The big ones? If I turn them it will be just the same
     
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    They have a flat bottom so that's not possible
     
  8. Billenius

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    Ah so I'm not the only one! Very annoying. I will look into the gotoh ones. Thanks for the reply!
     
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    Bummer. That's just stupid.
     
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    Do like gregulator suggested......order the Bensonite on Reverb......trust me.
     
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