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Is it OK to use a hardtail bridge on a fretless 3 string acoustic?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mel Cooke Dec 30, 2021. 3 Replies

Anything I should know about trying a hardtail bridge on an acoustic guitar. Surely someone has done it before.The pics are what I'm thinking about trying…Continue

 

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"Thanks Taff, I had some suspicions that what you have stated might be the case. I'll most likely use a different bridge. Mel"
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Taffy Evans replied to Mel Cooke's discussion Is it OK to use a hardtail bridge on a fretless 3 string acoustic?
"Hi Mel, yes that style of bridge will work, but acoustic sound will suffer. These heavy-style bridges are designed for electric guitars, normally made of solid timber. As the aim of this is to not lose string motion or vibration into the timber…"
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BrianQ. replied to Mel Cooke's discussion Is it OK to use a hardtail bridge on a fretless 3 string acoustic?
"Why not? It leaves the option of a Flatbucker pickup in the future?"
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Is it OK to use a hardtail bridge on a fretless 3 string acoustic?

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"Great looking fretless. Part of the satisfaction is overcoming errors and problems. Sometimes I put them away for weeks or month and then get back to them. Sometimes they get parted out too."
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A simple to make instrument, easy to learn and play with great sound. In addition I like the notion of there are no rules about building and playing them.

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