Tune-o-matic Bridge For Archtop Guitar

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Tune-o-matic mounted on top of a rosewood base. The ideal upgrade for more accurate intonation on archtop and semi-hollow electrics.

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Tune-o-matic Bridge For Archtop Guitar Gold

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Tune-o-matic Bridge For Archtop Guitar Nickel

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Item # 3958
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Tune-o-matic mounted on top of a rosewood base. The ideal upgrade for more accurate intonation on archtop and semi-hollow electrics.

String
spread
Saddle
radius
Post
spacing
Post
threads
2-3/64"12"2-29/32"M4 x .7


The height is thumbwheel-adjustable from 1" to approximately 1-1/4". Saddles are pre-slotted and adjustable to set accurate string intonation.

 /><font color=About bridge & tailpiece measurements

String spread is the distance between the centers of the outer strings on a bridge or tailpiece.

Saddle radius determines the arc formed by all the individual saddle heights, and is similar to the measurement of a fretboard.

Stud/post spacing is the distance between the centers of the mounting posts of a bridge or 'stop' tailpiece.



Positioning the bridge
Find bridge placement for any scale with our free online tool fret position calculator.

Tip: Slotting Tune-o-matic style saddles
Nut slotting files work great for metal saddles. Choose your file size as you would when slotting a nut: use the same gauge as the string, or a few thousandths larger. After filing to the desired depth, we suggest polishing the slot with Mitchell's Abrasive Cord to remove file marks and burrs.


    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 3958
    • 0.161
    • 3958-G
    • 0.157

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Archtop Bridge

By PaulJ from Washington State
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, December 03, 2010


This bridge was a perfect fit for an Epiphone Emperor II Joe Pass. It brightened the guitar right up. The fit to the top was great. I lined up the saddles to match the wooden bridge and placed it in the same position. Worked like a charm.

A good solution for a good price

By covert gitarist from Woodstock, CT
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, November 24, 2010


I had to replace a broken bridge on a cheap archtop. This bridge solved the problem and vastly improved the tone, for a low price. It needed to be sanded down about 1 mm, but it worked fine. Thanks, StewMac!

Mike Hart

Intonation at last

By Pvee from maineville, Oh.
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, October 07, 2010


My old Gibson with the trapeze bar bridge was corroded and no individual string adjustment for Intonation.

This bridge plus a new tail piece allowed me to fix that.

I had to sand about 1/16ths inch off the bottom for the correct string height and it works great.

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