12" Radius on Nocaster ?

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  1. edwinhong

    edwinhong Member

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    I need your help
    I'm custom ordering Nocaster with 12' Radius fingerboard but
    someone mention that since it has "3 saddles bridge" it only designed with 7.25 Radius I can adjust the hight but not suitable with 12' Radius.
    anyone know or have Nocaster or Tele in 12' Radius with 3 saddles ?
     
  2. FredW

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    I think Sanhozay has a 12" radius on his Uber Tele
     
  3. Clorenzo

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    The three saddle bridge can be adjusted to any radius, even totally flat if you want. Each of the three saddles has height adjustment screws on each side, so it won't be a problem at all.
     
  4. Amit

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    I use a three saddle bridge with a 10-16 warmoth neck, which means the bridge is probably about 20 if not more, without an issue.
     
  5. gkoelling

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    I have a parts-Tele with a 12" radius and a Callaham bridge. No problems. You do, however, want a 1 5/8" width at the nut with a vintage style bridge.
     
  6. sanhozay

    sanhozay klon free since 2009

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    Indeed!

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    No issues with the saddles. 12" radius is very comfy for my hands. Doctor's orders.

    The guitar now has a set of the GVCG/Lollars with a staggered bridge pickup and they are the best Tele pickups I've ever heard. I'm a big fan of these pickups. Equally or as good as any bridge pickup by anyone, anywhere. And hands down the best chrome covered neck pickup on the planet.
    Aye, I digress...Saddles, yes...12" Good. :BEER
     
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    :D Something about a nicely worn Butterscotch Tele ...just makes me wanna smile
     
  8. edwinhong

    edwinhong Member

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    So How do you fix that?
     
  9. stephenT

    stephenT Silver Supporting Member

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    and I have a tele clone with and 1 3/4ths nut, 12 inch radius FB and a 3 piece Glendale saddle set. It can and it should be done.
     
  10. Luke V

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    My EJ Strat has staggered poles and a 12" radius, it's not a problem at all.
     

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