2012 melody maker; locking post?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by jklotz, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. jklotz

    jklotz Supporting Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Hi guys. I got a mojoaxe compensated wraparound bridge for my 2012 melody maker special. It fixed the intonation issues as advertised. Only issue is it is made to 50's spec, which is a little thinner than a modern one. The studs leave a gap, allowing the bridge to tilt up with string pressure and completely fall away without. I emailed the manufacturer, and he said this was fine, and it does play and sound good. I just don't like that much play between the parts. Seems like it would rob tone and/or sustain?

    Mojoaxe was helpful, and responded right away. Im sure i could return it. Or get new studs. I was just hoping to not get in too deep, seeing how the guitar was only $400 new.

    Any suggestions? Im mostly a fender guy, so not very knowledgeable about gibson stuff.


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