Yet another question about bridges!

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  1. Baisty182

    Baisty182 Junior Member

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    I have recently brought an epi black beauty.

    the retainer wire is buzzing like crazy so i want to change the bridge.

    However i am getting extremely confused as to which one is the best!

    so far i have searched gotoh and tune a matics. i dont have any intentions of having a tremolo however would a roller saddle be better than the standard ones??

    Also can anyone recommend a UK online shop that does these? i cant find any!!!!

    thanks
     
  2. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    Take the retainer wire off, and give it a bit of a backwards bow. It should stop buzzing. If you are just wanting to replace the bridge to be replacing the bridge, it doesn't matter much. Just find the one that looks 'coolest' to you.
     
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    bfcg Senior Member

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    What Dennis said , and a drop of clear nail polish or bees wax on the screw threads will keep them from rattling.
    Not quite sure what Dennis meant by backbow but don't you touch that truss rod just yet.
    You did say that it was just the wire buzzing, correct?
     
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    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    I meant bend the wire to where it's a bowed a bit backwards. Leave the effin' truss rod alone for now!:wow:
     
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    bfcg Senior Member

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    Sorry, I have been in the shop too long today.:shock:
     
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    I haven't done a f----in' thing all day....
     
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    bfcg Senior Member

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    I guess this would be a good time for me to step away from the band saw.
     
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    The truck driver LOL'ed.....
     
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    thanks guys i will give it a go!!
     
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