8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (teeder) » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:10 am

aceonbass wrote:Kevin......When I slot a standard 4-saddle RIC bridge for 8-string use, I space the strings by about 3mm. Given the thickness of the E and A strings, this becomes an issue when slotting your 8-saddle bridges, so you'd need to make the E and A fundamental saddles a bit wider on the bottom, or treble side, and the E and A octave saddles a bit narrower on the upper, or bass side. I think this would be the easiest solution to the problem.


Thanks, Dane! I will keep this in mind.
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (aceonbass) » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:01 pm

This specificaly applies to basses strung fundamental string first. If the octace string is first, then reverse specs for modded saddles.
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (teeder) » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:05 pm

Noted.
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (psychomatthias) » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:04 am

How's this coming along?
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (teeder) » Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:51 am

I haven't be able to work on it. There are some things getting in my way at the moment.
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (relayer) » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:08 am

If this does happen again, I'd be interested in two (one fundamental first, one octave first). :)
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (Ashgray) » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:24 am

Still interested here, Kevin, if you're able.

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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (manyrics) » Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:23 pm

Still standing by as well, count me in for one complete bridge. Michael
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (teeder) » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:38 am

OK guys. I have a couple major personal things to get through over the next couple months and then hope to get back to this. I have to do a slight design change and need time to work it out.
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (relayer) » Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:08 pm

Best of luck with getting the important stuff sorted. Bass stuff will always be there...
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (kennyhowes) » Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:02 pm

Bump! Did anymore of these get produced?
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (Ashgray) » Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:49 pm

+1

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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (teeder) » Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:21 am

Not I. I've had too much going on. Anyone out there need a job? :lol:
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (cd_david) » Mon Dec 26, 2016 11:54 am

I'm a bit late to the party, but are these still available?
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Re: 8 String Bass Bridges with 8 Saddles

Postby (bholder) » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:33 pm

Even later to the party, but any news on this? Are any still available? I've got a 4003s/8 with a "folded" black tailpiece that I've been trying to figure out a properly intonateable solution for for years now.
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