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Post by Westbone on Fri May 23, 2014 3:24 am

Notice anything different on these six stringers??? Not between the two, as they're the same.



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Post by punkyjam67 on Fri May 23, 2014 5:42 am

Not sure - something to do with the bridge? No fixing points/screws on the front corners?

Talking of bridges, what's going on with the one on the bass? It's not a type I remember seeing before & seems much closer to the edge of the body than usual.

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Re: Notice anything on these

Post by Westbone on Fri May 23, 2014 6:12 am

Bass bridge
http://forum.westoneguitars.net/t2544-thunder-ia-1982-with-a-bridge

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Post by punkyjam67 on Fri May 23, 2014 8:14 am

Westbone wrote:Bass bridge
http://forum.westoneguitars.net/t2544-thunder-ia-1982-with-a-bridge
It's a big old beast, that's for sure!

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Post by corsair on Fri May 23, 2014 8:49 am

You're asking about the "six stringers" though, eh?!

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Post by Meadows on Fri May 23, 2014 11:35 am

Four different wood sections to the body ??

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Sun May 25, 2014 3:48 am

OK Damian, time to reveal!

I've studied these pics along with my own T1 and other than Punkyjam's point about no front corner fixing posts I see nothing out of the ordinary.

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Sun May 25, 2014 3:49 am

also Re: the bass bridge, does that back piece screw into the body? or is it some kind of screw-down clamp?

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Sun May 25, 2014 4:01 am

Stars Guitars / Alembic bass bridge maybe
http://alembic.com/club/messages/449/183934.html?1386123867

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Re: Notice anything on these

Post by punkyjam67 on Sun May 25, 2014 5:44 am

Sgt. Vimes wrote:Stars Guitars / Alembic bass bridge maybe
http://alembic.com/club/messages/449/183934.html?1386123867
Definitely looks like that Stars Guitars one towards the bottom of the page, doesn't it?

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Re: Notice anything on these

Post by Westbone on Wed May 28, 2014 5:25 am

Sgt. Vimes wrote:OK Damian, time to reveal!

I've studied these pics along with my own T1 and other than Punkyjam's point about no front corner fixing posts I see nothing out of the ordinary.

?
Exactly! the corner screws are the obvious.
Check this out.
Here's the bog 'standard' bridge.

and the one with no corner screws


'standard' saddles


'no screws' saddles


Quite a difference in the string spacing.

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Post by Westbone on Wed May 28, 2014 5:54 am

Sgt. Vimes wrote:also Re: the bass bridge, does that back piece screw into the body? or is it some kind of screw-down clamp?
Top sleuthing Vimes, at least we know what it is! Certainly a quality item.


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Post by corsair on Wed May 28, 2014 7:46 am

So.... is that 'no corner screw' bridge an original fitting, do you reckon?

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Re: Notice anything on these

Post by Westbone on Wed May 28, 2014 8:34 am

Definitely original gear!!
I've 3 Thunders here with the same, all '81
A mate who has one also.
Here's 2 Paduaks with the same.

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Post by corsair on Wed May 28, 2014 9:09 am

Ah, OK... so the early guitars had this narrow bridge? Is the string width at the nut the same for late and early models?

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Re: Notice anything on these

Post by Westbone on Wed May 28, 2014 9:15 am

Haven't got them to hand at the moment but will check.
Thunder necks do measure 43.5 at the nut though. Including lacquer.

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