Mount Bridge Installation.
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The Surface Mount model mounts your new Bridges without drilling any
holes through the body.
First, position supplied template on face of instrument. Locate this
template on center with current bridge location, making sure that the
intone position is right on the (g) first string, when you loosen the two small
intone adjust screws you can move the intonation piece back and forth, the
first string should be intonated where it is set from the factory so you
have a small move forward and lots of movement back.
If your string spacing (distance
between strings at the point of the bridge) is different than the supplied
template, use only one of the 4 hole guides and carefully move each time to
the next string, using the template as a guide you will be able to keep the
brass insert holes at exactly 1.5 inches center to center and in perfect
alignment with the strings.
Now, mark where the new mount holes will be using a center punch and
carefully drill a 3/16th" hole, 0.3 inches deep at each (E-I) punch marks.
Press (or lightly tap) "(I)"
brass inserts into "E-I"
Install the supplied 6;32x1/2" pan head
screws into the (I) brass
inserts (row closest to pickups) until flush to top (or instruments face).
Next, using a 1/4" drill bit open up (re-drill) "H-G" row holes to a depth of
Next, screw in the supplied brass threaded inserts into each of the four
"G" row holes. Tighten
these inserts until flush with top (of instruments face).
Now you can set your bridge units over the inserts and install the
furnished 6-32x1/2" countersink lockdown screws (H) into the (G) brass inserts (row closest to bottom edge of
To adjust the string height loosen "H" screws and then
adjust "E" Elevation
screws to desired height. If you must raise “E” over 1/16th inch, then you must
insert the supplied brass washers between the bridge body and the brass
insert at (H) so as to keep the
bridge level, you can just back (H)
out to let the rear of the bridge come up level, but you will sacrifice
tone if you don’t install the washers and re-tighten (H)
Once done tighten "H"
screws to lock-in your strings height. If you need technical assistance
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