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Offline   Bluetac

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Well you know how it goes , browsing through ebay as you do when you come across a nice shiney cool looking bass.
I checked out the reviews and what they cost new and placed my maximum bid . well i only went and got it for less than half what they cost new :)

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So it arrived and have it in front of me but the intonation is a little off, I normally set up my own gear with no problem but i have never seen this kind of bridge (ABM) .

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any advice on how to adjust it would be very welcome.

 

Thanks 

 


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Similar to this?

 

https://www.talkbass...bridge.1219883/

 

Looks like the saddles just slide when not under pressure from the string.



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yes thats the one , i found the locking grub screw to lock it into the rail , there is also another on the front i assumed it was on a cam system but apparently not. So from the info there is a hell of a lot of trial and error or extreme measurements to be taken and set.

 

Thanks for the link King kobra it was most helpful  :plus1:


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All done :) it was not actually as bad as i thought it would be from reading the linked post :) 

Thanks once again 


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Guitars: ESP LTD F-54 Bass, Tanglewood Curbow4 Bass, Stagg BC300-N Bass, Yamaha BBN5bk (5String), ESP LTD AX-360, Plus a cheapo no name acoustic