Gotoh replacement Tune-O-Matic bridge for Gibson guitars. This guitar bridge is the same length as a standard ABR-1 but is slightly wider, allowing for greater saddle travelling distance. This provides more control over intonation. Mounting posts and thumb wheels included.
The saddles on this Gotoh bridge are held in place with a nut and bolt that is attached with a chemical thread locking compound to prevent the assembly from loosening. This ensures that the saddles sit firmly on the bridge, providing smooth intonation adjustment and eliminating the typical saddle "wobble" that occurs on most original tune-o-matic ABR-1 bridges. However, this design means that removing and replacing the saddles can be very difficult and may result in damaging the screw heads and scratching the bridge unit. It is possible to successfully remove the bond with the correct methods and tools but we recommend taking the bridge and replacement saddles to a qualified guitar luthier who can carry the work out for you.
Important measurements -
12" saddle radius
Bridge post hole diameter - 4mm
Centre to centre spacing between the two mounting post holes - 74mm
Centre to centre of the two outer saddles (low E to high E) - 52mm
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