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hardtail bridge for 6-string license plate guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd Dec 10, 2023. 3 Replies

Hi folks:I'm building a 6-string electric license plate guitar with a hardtail bridge. Most of the builds I've seen use floating bridges and tailpieces, so I'm having a little trouble figuring this…Continue

6 string license plate resonator CBG

Started Apr 8, 2022 0 Replies

Hi folks:I'm thinking of building a resonator 6-string with a vintage 1965 license plate.  In your collective experience, will the plate be able to take the string pressure by itself, or will I need…Continue

6 string license plate resonator CBG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd Apr 10, 2022. 3 Replies

Hi folks:I'm thinking of building a resonator 6-string with a vintage 1965 license plate.  In your collective experience, will the plate be able to take the string pressure by itself, or will I need…Continue

 

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Carl Floyd replied to Vincent Cuenca's discussion hardtail bridge for 6-string license plate guitar
"Or use a wrap bridge/tailpiece that will be up off the surface."
Dec 10, 2023
Taffy Evans replied to Vincent Cuenca's discussion hardtail bridge for 6-string license plate guitar
"Hi Vincent, I would always have the bridge on a flat firm surface for better response from the strings, better sustain. I aim for a bridge/saddle height of between 1/2" to 5/8", then adjust the neck angle to give the desired string action…"
Dec 9, 2023
BrianQ. replied to Vincent Cuenca's discussion hardtail bridge for 6-string license plate guitar
"You can mount it right on the plate, just make sure your block is solid enough to hold the bridge down securely? Good luck :)"
Dec 9, 2023
Vincent Cuenca posted a discussion

hardtail bridge for 6-string license plate guitar

Hi folks:I'm building a 6-string electric license plate guitar with a hardtail bridge. Most of the builds I've seen use floating bridges and tailpieces, so I'm having a little trouble figuring this out on my own. Does the area under the bridge need to be perfectly flat? I can see the added height causing problems with neck angle and so forth; I'm already cutting a hole for the humbucker, so I could just cut out another hole for the bridge and screw it down to a block in the neck. Or I could…See More
Dec 8, 2023
Carl Floyd replied to Vincent Cuenca's discussion 6 string license plate resonator CBG
"FYI: There is a Padron box that is darn near perfect to mount a standard USA license plate on top.  The Padron 7000 cigar box that I have measures 6 7/8" x 12.5".  I plan to cut out the middle of the top so that it will be open…"
Apr 10, 2022
BrianQ. replied to Vincent Cuenca's discussion 6 string license plate resonator CBG
"If you go up to the very top right , the “Search” box is there, you can find tons of info by simply typing in what you’re looking for? Here’s what the search words “6 string license plate” bring…"
Apr 8, 2022
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