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 Post subject: arctop bridge fitting ??
PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:21 pm 
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Hello!I am building greek instruments like bouzouki...their bridge is not glued but movable...it is an archtop instrument so i would like to know if there is a simple -fase way or a jig to make the bridge fit absolutly to the top with no gaps...?here is a sample of the instruments :( :(


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:51 pm 
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First name: colin
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I find it hard to believe that a bridge with wings that long and thin is just loose, Would it not just buzz when played?
Anyway, perhaps this may be of some use
http://www.mandolinluthier.com/Bridge_fitting.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:40 am 
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no it doesnt buzz at al...Collin i am doing it this way right now but it is very hard at time effort to make it correct i was hoping for a jig maybe like the one stewmac sells if it possible to use it for this type of job i am willing to pay for it...but the mandoline bridge do have holes on it but the bouzouki one doesnt...:(


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:12 pm 
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Anyone?


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