Wtf With Newer Abr/nashville Bridge Placement?

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  1. JeffMcLeod

    JeffMcLeod Well-Known Member

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    First off, you are the kind of poster that makes me look civil, so I suppose I should thank you for that. The abr type you show is a copy on a copy guitar so there's the answer to that one. Although the Nashville is placed backwards, I would think it should function acceptably if correctly adjusted.
    2004 is not exactly "modern" but I own similar instruments with no such issues. Perhaps it is just your karma.
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    2008 SG Classic Nashville, as shipped from vendor and then intonated for 9-42 strings
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    2005 Epiphone SG deluxe abr-1intonated for 9-42 strings
    I have about a dozen other examples that look the same.
     
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  3. AlvisX

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    Location, location,location ........
    The number one reason everybody complains about how sh*tty the Japanese copies were that they learned on ......................because the bridge is in the wrong place. They just don't know it
     
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  4. MarshallDog

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    And thats pretty much the way the bridge saddles look on all of my Les Paul Standards.
     
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    That's what was probably my 75 Electra LP problem...remembering that reminds when they came out with on-board effects...wtf was that all about? :cool:
     
  6. Adieu

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    It was the 70s

    Electronic-anything was WHOA, advanced, man

    It was their way of trying to establish a foothold in Gibson's premium price bracket, as an MIJ brand that offers something beyond quality immitations
     
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    AlvisX Well-Known Member

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    The 75c setup on a Hondo LP (sometimes it's 50c, but usually 75)

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  8. Wildeman

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    Man, that one was bad.
     
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    It looks worse than it was . The original configuration had those big posts n bushings ,hence the large plugs. But anyhow off is OFF
    I ended up using that guitar at Jazzfest that year , before I gave it to the bass player for his birthday
     
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    With the exception of the head stock decal, that is the spitting image of my old one, I had put a dimarzio super 2 in the bridge, cannot remember who I sold it to! Cheers Mitch
     
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    Your Nashville is on backwards.

    And it does make a difference. Check the bevels on the saddles.
     
  12. Wildeman

    Wildeman Well-Known Member

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    I think that's the point of this thread.....maybe:thumb:
    It's that you need to do that to even come close to intonation, ive had to do it and look at Alvins guitar before he fixed it, same deal.
     

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