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Posted by elias bailey on January 31, 2001 at 16:38:24:

In Reply to: Re: adjustable bridge posted by Rich Laird on January 31, 2001 at 13:21:37:

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

: : Thank you
: : Sarah
The bridge is one thing but the cutting of the bridge is of utmost importance.I would recomend a trip to Mike Shank at Shank strings.It would be hard to find anyone better.His web site is
: 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!

: try

: 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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