Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

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Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

Post by Keefaz on Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:24 pm

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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Re: Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

Post by Barry on Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:02 pm

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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Re: Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

Post by Keefaz on Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:32 pm

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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Re: Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

Post by Westbone on Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:41 pm

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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Re: Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

Post by Barry on Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:52 pm

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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Re: Wanted! Brass saddle for Westone Thunder II

Post by Westbone on Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:58 pm

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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