Would a Gibson-style wraparound bridge works with a 25.5" scale?

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  1. kerc

    kerc Tele-Holic

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    I have an evil idea in the works...But I need to know if the compensation in the bridge is "preset" to the 24.75" scale...
     
  2. SixString821

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    it seems like it would be preset to compensate for the 24.75" scale, but there are a couple other options.

    PRS makes a compensated wraparound bridge that would be closer to the Fender 25.5" (maybe 25")

    also, i think there are some adjustable wraparound designs out there.

    Lemme know what you end up doing, this "evil" idea seems intriguing to me
     
  3. Vizcaster

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    I'd be thinking of an adjustable combination bridge/tailpiece like Tone Pros makes as a replacement for the PRS. The only issue then is the string spacing at the bridge but you probably can notch the saddles individually to get a little customization there (not much, mind you, since you can't go very far off center on the saddle with the top-wrap string being anchored right next to it).

    An Evil veterinarian, Scott?
     
  4. kerc

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    Will check that. Thanks!

    And I'll keep you guys posted on what I come up. I just had a nice idea here at the office, sketched on a couple of papers, and I think I'll get started this Sunday on it.

    :D
     
  5. rangercaster

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    there might be a string spacing issue if you are using a Fender neck, as these tailpieces are designed for use with Gibson products ... Here is a Schaller product[​IMG]
     
  6. Nick JD

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    If you have a 2" pole center to pole center bridge pickup and a 12" radius neck ... it'll work perfectly! :D
     
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