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G&L ASAT Tribute Classic String Spacing?

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by Wamba, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Wamba

    Wamba TDPRI Member

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    I'm looking to upgrade the bridge/saddles on my 2006 ASAT Tribute Classic. The specs listed are 1 5/8 nut with a 9" radius. What is the string spacing?
     
  2. ftbtx

    ftbtx Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Found this on Guitarsbyleo:

    Here are the string spacing measurements I get on my 3 Tributes (E to e) at the saddles for each type bridge is:

    Saddle-lock - 2 13/64"
    Traditional box - 2 9/64"
    Tone-Pro - 2 3/64"


    The information isn't from me, so I offer no guarantee written or implied, laugh.
     
  3. Wamba

    Wamba TDPRI Member

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    I think I've decided on the Gotoh Modern. Is that gonna work on the ASAT Tribute?
     
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  4. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Yes, it sure will work. But, know right now, that Gotoh Modern weighs roughly 8 ounces. Which is Heavy (brass) by my standards. Only the Saddle Lock is in that range (ASAT Special). It will most likely make your guitar sound more Midrange Large.

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    Let me just mention that with barrel saddles, string spacing at the bridge is approximate. ASAT Classics tend to run wider on average than you'd get with a 3 barrel saddle arrangement. I discourage people from trying to install an ASAT Classic bridge on Fender T style guitar because it pushes the E strings really hard against the edges of a Fender width board. The G + L neck is wider and so, little or no issues there.
     
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