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Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

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Post by Keefaz Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:24 am

Hi chaps,
Recently picked up a Westone Thunder II in reasonable condition save for the bridge which has incorrect screws and one saddle has been replaced with a plastic (graphite?) one rather than brass. Any ideas where I could find a replacement?
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Post by Barry Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:02 am

Hi keefaz, that may be a difficult thing to find, at least a vintage part. You may get lucky and one of the boyz here may have one.

I do have some from my recently restored Thunder IA but they're the wrong style for your guitar. Those graphite saddles are very good but they will change the tone of the Thunder eh? Good luck.


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Post by Keefaz Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:32 am

I'm not a fan of graphite in general, really. Too soft. It's annoying that it's just ONE missing saddle! Very Happy Everything else intact.
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Post by Westbone Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:41 am

Here's a sketch I sent to forum member jim. Maybe he can help as he was looking for some.The intonation screws are 3mm.
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Post by Barry Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:52 am

If you're able to find a stainless steel replacement that would be a decent swap. I used them in mine. They're a bit brighter though.

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Post by Westbone Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:58 am

Alternatively a replacement can be found on the Schaller website.
Complete bridge that is.
http://guitar-bridge.com/hp14658/STM-CH-12080200.htm?ITServ=CY64895ff5X13f266e949bXY65c6
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