Your preferred bridge type - Survey

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Your preferred bridge type is

  1. Tune-O-Matic

    26.8%
  2. Fulcrum (Fender style, 2 or 6 point)

    9.8%
  3. Telecaster

    2.4%
  4. Roller

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Floyd Rose or Kahler

    14.6%
  6. Hardtail / Fixed

    17.1%
  7. Other

    9.8%
  8. I basically like them all or have no preference

    19.5%
  1. Kutt

    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    Having random thoughts on bridges today, so it's survey time.
     
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    Sapient   Silver Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    At this point cantilever.

    It really depends on the guitar.
     
  3. fitz288

    fitz288 Well-Known Yinzer Gold Supporting Member

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    Voted no preference, as long as it usefully adjustable for intonage and string action.
    I'm not a big trem user, but I prefer my Kahler Flyer over my Floyd Rose.
    Only bridge I didn't like was a wobbly Jazzmaster trem bridge - replaced it with rollers.
     
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    OFR. Had to vote other.
     
  5. Kutt

    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    Original Floyd? There is a Floyd or Kahler option. But you still get a gold star for participating. :)
     
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    junk notes Well-Known Member

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    What are they so we can answer appropriately; otherwise, ham sammich.
     
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    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking about which is my preferred type.
     
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    DonP Active Member

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    OFR Should be in a separate category. Kahlers are like rollers.

    And a Fender 2 point should be separate from a 6 point. I prefer V-Trems over Fender's 2 point.
     
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    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    I considered all that, but at the end of the day the bridges you highlighted are fundamentally the same within their own category. I didn't want to split hairs on a quick n' dirty survey.
     
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    DonP Active Member

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    But your survey is already inaccurate.

    @Deftone choose other because Floyd was mixed with Kahler.
     
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    I couldn't vote for "...or Kahler" Kahler's are excellent but my preference is OFR.
     
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    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    OK
     
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    junk notes Well-Known Member

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    I prefer a ham sammich then. Here's your mayo. :nutkick: oof!

    heh
     
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    I mainly only play Gibsons or Fenders!
     
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    Matthews Guitars Well-Known Member

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    I don't have a strong preference, except for a bridge that intonates properly and isn't a royal pain to adjust.
     
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    Fender vintage style 6 screw.
     
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    I really like the Gotoh 510 bridge. Always liked OFR's. I like the vintage 6 screw Fender, but hate the wimpy trem arms. I like 3 brass barrel tele bridges.

    I can deal with almost anything. Even the crap bridges on original Dan Armstrong lucite guitars or Danelectro.
     
  18. JeffMcLeod

    JeffMcLeod Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Tune-O-Matic, stop bar tail piece. Pretty much all I can play. I just can't play the Fender-type bridges. I have to rest the heel of my hand on the strings right behind the bridge.
     
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    Trem King is great
     

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