Mustang bridge on Jaguar

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Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby Grail Hunter on Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:23 am

Does anybody use a Mustang bridge on a Jaguar or Jazzmaster? I have been thinking of it for a while now in order to prevent the strings from jumping about the furrows.
Any experience?
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby elda on Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:42 pm

YES :!: the mustang bridge is a great upgrade to the stock jazzmaster or jaguar bridge. This will immediately take care of the string jumping off the stock saddle problem. AAMF, you probably don't need to buy a whole new bridge, You can probably just buy the mustang saddles and R/R. That will help save some cabbage. Guitar parts resource has them.
http://www.guitarpartsresource.com/saddles_jagjazz.htm
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby Grail Hunter on Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:05 pm

Thanks,

Are you sure you can take any Mustang bridge for any Jaguar? Mine's a '63 Fiesta w/matching head stock by the way. It's not exactly a lightweight but then neither am I :cheers:
I will look for a vintage Mustang bridge I guess, not too much cabbage needed to fetch one.
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby peter horvath on Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:47 am

don't forget the Buzz Stop... http://www.northcoastmusic.com/buzzstop/ - i use one on my '65 jazzmaster w/ no ill effects.
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby elda on Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:36 am

Grail Hunter wrote:Thanks,

Are you sure you can take any Mustang bridge for any Jaguar? Mine's a '63 Fiesta w/matching head stock by the way. It's not exactly a lightweight but then neither am I :cheers:
I will look for a vintage Mustang bridge I guess, not too much cabbage needed to fetch one.


Love the matching head stock jags and jm's. My experiences have only been with one MIJ jag and one AVRI JM and I was able to just R/R the saddles w/o having to buy a whole new bridge.
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby CoryT on Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:21 pm

That should work fine.
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby Pacafeliz on Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:36 pm

having 3 jags and 3 jazzmasters, i use mustang saddles on all of them, i think.
i also use .11s and that should help as well, as thin strings might even pop outta the mustang saddles.

btw, the buzzstop is a great device to remove the rattling, but the vibrato just isn't the same with it on. and i DEPEND on the vibrato! :D

good luck,

Pat.

ps: mind to post some pics in the "offset show-off thread", a few threads down from this one?
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby Cobascis on Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:52 am

Sounds good, I have a stang brudge on my jag. I'd HOOOLD off on the buzz stop, sort of removes the plinkiness that makes the guitar so distinctive (IMHO) in the first place.
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby Pacafeliz on Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:55 pm

Cobascis wrote:Sounds good, I have a stang brudge on my jag. I'd HOOOLD off on the buzz stop, sort of removes the plinkiness that makes the guitar so distinctive (IMHO) in the first place.


plus that!
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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby lewww12 on Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:59 am

When I bought my '64 JM in 1993 this was the bridge it came with.
I was told it was a Mustang bridge.
Works fine, no problems.

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Re: Mustang bridge on Jaguar

Postby Grail Hunter on Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:08 pm

I will post in the offset show off thingy shortly.
I used to have a 65 JM with a really crappy bridge, the saddles kept moving so I had to lock-tite them.. Didn't particularly like the axe anyway, swapped it for a 65 Firebird. :thumbsup:
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