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  1. This is a strange bridge. I dislike Floyds, I rip my hands on the enourmous ugly fine tuner assembly and though I've learned to set them up well, They are really quite a pain. But when I got this in the 80s, Floyd was about the only game in town (I wasn't routing a '63 strat for a Kahler). I intonated this for a 25 1/2" neck using 11s and shimmed it for about a 9 1/2" radius. It is in excellent condition and when it's set up as Floyds should be set up.... it works as Floyds should work and stayed in tune quite well. It's just the stiffness and feel of Floyds I dislike. On top i
  2. Hi Avalon, Pete, Thanks for the help! @Avalon Yes I know what you mean about the string being harder to drive from the bridge position. It is those string dynamics which I suspect causes me to like the sound of the neck pickup I would suspect. I was just thinking from an EMI standpoint, the bridge would be better but ideally, I'd prefer to have the driver in the middle. It would be SO cool to have it there with a Push/Push switch on the volume pot for turn-on. This guitar is set up for HSH PUs already. @pete, Sounds like I better just put things together so they can be moved
  3. Hi, I have started building a guitar for my sustainer experiments and have read a quarter of the thread! I didn't find the answer to a simple question though... can I reverse the pickup and driver? I'd like the driver at the bridge and my input pickup at the neck because I rarely use a bridge pickup anyway. This guitar is a 24" scale with the standard stratocaster spacing between the bridge and neck and it will have the 12s on it - my usual strings. thank you, this is an awesome thread. Uglogirl
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