Vintage style strat hardware source...?

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  1. Maxwell Street

    Maxwell Street Friend of Leo's

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    Anyone know of a good source for strat vintage style replacement bridges and saddles? I use Mark Rutters and Glendale for tele, looking for a source like that for strat...
     
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    Callaham for one.
     
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    Callaham has its detractors but they make quality hardware, have a high level of knowledge and excellent customer service. I’ve used them for at least some piece of hardware on all my builds and typically I use them for everything but tuners. Their aging process is just ok. Get the fresh stuff.
     
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    What’s wrong with Fender?

    Gotoh made Wilkinson stuff is good.
     
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    I confess after buying a very nicely made Tele bridge and saddles from Callaham for one build, I've gone back to various combinations of Fender and Gotoh and quite happily spent the difference in price on my usual riotous lifestyle.
     
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    I use Gotoh.
     
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    A tricky one to find, vintage style Strat tuners with a single line KLUSON DELUXE, but the O has to be where the oil hole is and the E is on the flat and not over the side!
     
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    Fender is making Pat Pend stamped saddles again.
     
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