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3/31/2003 4:29 PM
dpcoyle
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hardtail strat bridge? and the sound...
Does any one know of a place to get a better hard tail bridge for a strat than the stock? Years ago there were a slew of cast types available.  
 
Also, will I defeat my purpose of getting some resonance going (hollow maple strat) by having a massive bridge? Does this matter on a string through bridge?  
 
Thanks in advance.  
 
Dan
 
4/16/2003 2:16 AM
andygeethehardtailking
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I'm never without my hardtail strat. This bridge is the shit!!  
 
http://www.callahamguitars.com/  
 
$45 nickle  
$60 gold  
 
Don't have experience with hollows but you may have a point about a heavier bridge and acoustic properties of that guitar. A massive bridge definitely helps electric sustain....might take away from unplugged sound.  
 
andy
 
 
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4/17/2003 9:34 PM
dpcoyle
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Re: Thanks, Andy NT
:)  
Dan
 
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