Vintage to Modern?

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  1. jordans0nly

    jordans0nly TDPRI Member

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    I'm looking at a body and is drilled for vintage style bridge. Anyway to change to 6 saddles easily?
     
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    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    Do you own (and can use) a Yankee (push) drill?
     
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    Do not own, but I think I've used one once or twice..
     
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    I believe that a bridge from a MIM Standard or it's equivalent will fit. Many people have gone the other way with the MIM Standard so there should be plenty of used ones floating about. Note that a bridge from Am. Standard or Deluxe will not be a direct replacement.
     
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    scooteraz Friend of Leo's

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    Tonetele Poster Extraordinaire

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    The Gotoh modern 6 saddle bridge fits perfectly as long as you have the four screw holes. Stewmac.com sell them.
     
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    LutherBurger Friend of Leo's

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    The Fender Standard series (MIM) 6-saddle bridge fits, and is available online for under $20. I like mine.
     
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    Just seems like what I want, even if I piece everything together, over $650. Love the player series, but don't like the colors with the Pau necks.
     
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