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Nashville Tune-o-matic Bridge

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Nashville Tune-o-matic Bridge Chrome, with studs and bushings

Chrome, with studs and bushings

Item # 4502
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Nashville Tune-o-matic Bridge Nickel, with studs and bushings

Nickel, with studs and bushings

Item # 4502-N
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Nashville Tune-o-matic Bridge Gold, with studs and bushings

Gold, with studs and bushings

Item # 4502-G
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Nashville Tune-o-matic Bridge

About This Item

The adjustable bridge design found on current Gibson® solidbodies, with unnotched saddles with individual saddle screw retainer clips.

Thumbwheel height-adjustment studs and bushings are included.

Use a 1/4" drill bit to install the bushings.

String
spread
Saddle
radius
Post
spacing
Post
threads
2-1/32"12"2-15/16"M5 x .8

About bridge & tailpiece measurements

Bridge and Tailpiece reference image

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.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Are you supposed to slot Tune-o-matic bridge saddles?

Customers often ask how and why they should put slots in the saddles of their new Tune-o-matic bridge. Erick Coleman provides the answers in this issue of Trade Secrets.

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 4502
    • 0.1552 lbs. (0.07 kg)
    • 4502-G
    • 0.1540 lbs. (0.07 kg)
    • 4502-N
    • 0.1630 lbs. (0.07 kg)

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I like the fact that the saddles are not slotted. I have been building some guitars with non-standard nut widths and these allow me to control the string spacing. As always
the quality is superb.

5.0

Strongly recommend this product.

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A good,well made,reliable component that "drops straight in" on relevant Gibson instrument (Les Paul).
Will definitely use again.

C.W.Russell England.

5.0

Perfect

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Just what this old 335 needed. Replaced the bent and corroded abr-1 and now the guitar looks beautiful, sustains for days and plays in tune.

5.0

Top Quality Bridge!

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This is a top quality, well built, and great looking bridge. The saddles aren't notched, and the material they are made from is very hard, so just be prepared. I replaced a roller bridge with this Nashville Tune-o-matic, (I also made a new bone nut at the same time), and between the two, it really made my guitar wake up. Highly recommended.

5.0

A quality upgrade

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I purchased this as replacement, for my 2004 Firebird V. It's beef-ier than the ABR, and did add sustain.

5.0

Good bridge

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Excellent bridge for the price, great sound.

5.0

Great Bridge

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Very happy with this bridge. Great price and I found it to be a big improvement with tone and sustain and there's no buzz. Ordering another right now for one of my other guitars.

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Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge

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I come back to these for their quality and price, Top item.

4.0

Good product

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A good replacement part, good quality. upgraded from stainless to gold.

5.0

Great product

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worked perfect, i recomend making a template of acrylic or thin wood for the holes to be drilled for the post spacing and dry fit the template to make sure it fits right. i didn't and now wish i did.

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