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Rainbow 11

Post by westcoaster on Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:08 am

Nice looking rainbow ii on the bay, BUT no tailstop and it looks like the tuners were put on in the dark.

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by xbarnesx on Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:09 am

anyone know the distance between the tailstop mounting posts?

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by bowenjaybee on Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:21 am

xbarnesx wrote:anyone know the distance between the tailstop mounting posts?

Yeah it's approx 74mm so quite a bit shorter than an average Gibson type which are about 82mm. I'm starting to worry about the bridge on my Rainbow 1 now affraid


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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by westcoaster on Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:12 am

I'm sure hoax will be along soon to give advice. He did a really nice job on one a while back. Pics please graham.

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by xbarnesx on Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:07 pm

I had a scour through the technical forum and see Damian suggested filing out an 82mm
has anyone tried this?
any photos?

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by westcoaster on Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Personally that's the way I'd go, as per the recent discussions re the P150 with missing bridge.
I think it would be almost worthwhile getting someone to make a copy for a guitar as good as the rainbow 11

Wonder how much it'll go for, was really surprised by the 352 for the concord recently.

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by hoax on Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:57 pm

The most recent Rainbow 2 of mine actually had a tail piece. It was the bridge that was missing. I had to remove the old bridge anchor ferrules as they are too small in diameter to take any suitable bridges I could find.

I opened up the holes,fitted new ferrules and put on a generic gold Nashville style bridge.

I personally would probably just use Damian's dodge of shaving the hooks on a Les Paul stop bar.

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by Westbone on Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:59 pm

It's the shape of them.

Rising up in the middle. One good bump and they crack at the weakest point. ie. A+B string slots. They're pretty thin anyway.

Nice looking stop bar but.....Rolling Eyes

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by Westbone on Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:04 pm

You can buy a bridge hoax, Schaller do a direct replacement. Goes straight on and looks almost as the original.

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by westcoaster on Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:20 pm

Westbone wrote:You can buy a bridge hoax, Schaller do a direct replacement. Goes straight on and looks almost as the original.

I remember that one - do you have a link?

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by hoax on Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:47 pm

Too late for me, but others might be interested.

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by Westbone on Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:50 pm

Your just tight...and a sucker for work.Very Happy


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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by Westbone on Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:58 pm

westcoaster wrote:
Westbone wrote:You can buy a bridge hoax, Schaller do a direct replacement. Goes straight on and looks almost as the original.

I remember that one - do you have a link?

http://forum.westoneguitars.net/t3009-x350ma-back-to-black

http://guitar-bridge.com/hp135010/Guitarbridge-STM.htm

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Re: Rainbow 11

Post by hoax on Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:23 am

Westbone wrote:Your just tight...and a sucker for work.Very Happy

Add wee, sweaty and lazy to that list and you have just about summed me up!

Hoax cheers

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