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Posted by Rich Laird on January 31, 2001 at 13:21:37:

In Reply to: adjustable bridge posted by Sarah Bentley on January 31, 2001 at 11:09:32:

: I am looking for an adjustable bridge for my upright bass.
: Does anyone have any sources?

: Thank you
: Sarah

A Kolstein bridge with Teflon-coated ebony adjusters is IMHO, the best adjustable bridge money can buy. The only thing is - it's quite a bit of money!


Most luthiers who work on basses regularly can fit a bridge with conventional metal adjusters. The ebony ones are nice because sometimes - but not always - the metal ones give a sort of metallic edge to the sound.

If you're a luthier or a do-it-yourselfer, try:

They have bridges and adjusters

Hope that helps

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