Non-destructively fitting an intoneable 12 string bridge onto a vintage Danelectro
Developing a professional solution for consumer-level retrofitting where none can be found among experts
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Scuff prevention masking tape was for initial bridge installation and adjustments. Now removed for finish work.
White specks on guitar is work "dust".
These previously exisiting holes to be filled and paint capped.
A 2-string diddley bow; with WIDE string spacing !
When the guitar is reassembled, the bridge will be set as low as possible while still being able to thread the dupler strings. Neck angle will be adjusted accordingly. Also figuring into that evaluation is strings clearance over installed pickups, and bridge plate angle for down-pressure on saddles. ~~~ These brass knurl nuts might be changed-out to shorter knurl nuts or to standard nuts if these restrict the resulting deck clearance allowance from being lowered.
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