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Tune O Matic for Mustang

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:56 pm    Post subject: Tune O Matic for Mustang Reply with quote

Is this a good tune o matic for my mustang?

Will it fit directly so i dont have to drill or mod, because i want to keep the floating bridge if i decide to put it back.

http://www.thomann.de/fi/gotoh_ge103bt_chrome.htm

i just want to use electrical tape around the post and put it directly in.

thanks for some reply.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you will need to shim your neck a LOT
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buy a large-post import tune-o-matic, unless you are a loser.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a TOM on one of my Stangs. I honestly prefer the Mustang bridge.

If you weren't in Europe I would prolly PM you for a swop.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

George wrote:
you will need to shim your neck a LOT



Shim the neck? No way. Laughing Surprised
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shims? Nah, high action is life.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

why tom

anyway someone has talking about this a year ago
http://www.guitarfetish.com/Wilkinson-Brass-Roller-Bridge-Locking-Studs-Chrome_p_866.html

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

iCEByTes wrote:
why tom

anyway someone has talking about this a year ago
http://www.guitarfetish.com/Wilkinson-Brass-Roller-Bridge-Locking-Studs-Chrome_p_866.html

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only want to try it.

if i dont like it i put the original bridge back.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

paul_ wrote:
Buy a large-post import tune-o-matic, unless you are a loser.


Ioser?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buy a Gotoh Nashville one. I've got a tune o matic on my Mustang.

You will need to file down the bridge on the sides and shim the neck. I shimmed mine with two pieces of carboard, one piece of regular card and one piece of roach card. There's a little gap but I'm sure it's alright.

The bridge saddles will need to be slotted as well so bear that in mind.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do we not have an FAQ for this? I swear threads like this are all I see in this forum. More or less "how can I Kurtz my ______?"
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

^well, not really, because he also has the American Facepalm model, so I guess he wanted to try that type of bridge in his other Mustang.

But I would say it's not worth it unless you get small string posts that will drop right in the cups, although you might have to remove them, and maybe put aluminum foil to get a tighter fit. Then if you have to drill, you'll have to put aluminum foil around the original cups if you want to go back to the original bridge.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You don't need to drill anything that's bollocks. Buy the Nashville bridge and wrap the bridge posts in electrical tape for a snug fit. And it'll be fine.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

all those saying you don't need to shim the neck or file the bridge guaranteed have SHITE guitar setups
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah. i want low action on the strings.

i have the american mustang and i like it with a tom.
im not doing it for the kurt obsession.
its for my playing when i play harder it moves a bit.
i use 0.10 on all my guitars now.

Noire is the squier 9.5 radius or 7.25?
can you upload a pic of your tom and setup?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

George wrote:
all those saying you don't need to shim the neck or file the bridge guaranteed have SHITE guitar setups

I try and have my action like 1/2 of an inch off the fretboard. most would say it's shit, but I lyke.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You been hanging with J Mascis too much, Yuri. Try and make some friends your own age.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lol
I think he still has me beat.
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