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Home > User galleries > GuitarDean > Modifying my '92 Cherry Burst. Bridge Saddles, Pins Supports and adding a Bigsby.

92__Burst_with_Bigsby_on_Black_Background.jpg
122 viewsWith black background...ohhhhhhhhhhh
Adding_Extra_Felt_Pads_To_Underside.JPG
82 viewsAdding extra felt pads onto the bottom of the Bigsby to raise it about 1/16 of an inch.
Bracer_In_Place_3-21-05.JPG
85 viewsEVERYTHING is in place now, ready for strings and my first visit to Whambulation City
Bridge_pin_size_is__387.JPG
91 viewsBridge pin holes are exactlly .387 diameter in my guitar.
Bushing_Plugs_Installed_#1.JPG
88 viewsBoth in place now, Time to add the Bigsby
Checking_Clearance_For_Schaller_Strap_Locks.JPG
89 viewsBigsby strap hole is now the perfect size to accomodate the Schaller Strap Locks
Comparison.JPG
120 viewsOld vs. new
De-Burring_Washer.JPG
83 viewsDe-burring the drilled out washer
Dremel_Tail_Piece.JPG
76 viewsEnlarging the Bigsby strap hole
Drilling_Out_to__387.JPG
76 viewsDrilling the washer out to .387 dia.
LP_STD_Bigsby_#3_Best_Shot.JPG
91 viewsThe finished product
LP_STD__Bigsby_#5_Body_Shot.JPG
79 viewsBody @ 45 degrees
LP_STD__Bigsby_#6_Body_Close_Up.JPG
79 viewsUpclose and in the Sun
LP_STD__Bigsby_#7_Body_Shot_Lean.JPG
75 viewsLookin' gooooood
Measuring_Bridge_Height.jpg
76 viewsMeasuring Bridge height to make bridge pin bracers
New_Saddles_In_Place_3-21-05.JPG
72 viewsAll new Graphtec Teflon Saddles in place
New_Stud_Bracer_3-21-05.JPG
71 viewsPin with two washer bracers, Bicycle rubber will be placed inbetween the washers to allow a little compression if needed.
New_Teflon_Saddles_3-21-05.JPG
67 viewsInstalling new Graphtec Teflon Saddles
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