#1
hey guys I made a thread the other day about what tuners I should get for the squier strat If you saw it, But I'm here to ask one more question, and my apologies for making another thread. What bridge modifications could i possbly make? It is a made in indonesia bullet strat, and It has the stock Tremolo on it. I want to put a fixed bridge on it if possible, is it?
#2
Yes, you can put a fixed bridge on it instead of the standard tremolo.

if you wanted to be cheap, you could remove the springs, block, and unscrew the arm.
Instant hardtail.

or you could simply block it.

Either works.


Also, should you want to make the full on conversion, here's the same tut i used to do it:
http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/tht1.htm
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Last edited by metalwarrior40 at Oct 24, 2009,
#3
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Yes, you can put a fixed bridge on it instead of the standard tremolo.

if you wanted to be cheap, you could remove the springs, block, and unscrew the arm.
Instant hardtail.

or you could simply block it.

Either works.


Also, should you want to make the full on conversion, here's the same tut i used to do it:
http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/tht1.htm

ok, thanks. What I was planning on doing was buying a hardtail from GFS and putting in on there but i figured there would have to be something done to the tremolo cavity. Would the conversion showed in the link be what I'm aiming towards doing? Because I am really unsure of what I have to do. Or can I just put the hardtail on there and be done with it? I just want to know what the best way of doing it is.
#4
what you have to do is fill in the cavity with a piece of wood.

and to do that right you really have to:
sand everything down
glue it in there and let it set
sand everything down again so everything is smooth and flat

then you have to put the bridge on in the right place
mark where the holes for the strings are gonna go
drill the holes, put those metal tube things, that catch the string bobbins, inside the holes
Last edited by prodcake at Oct 25, 2009,
#5
Just follow the tut and you'll be fine.
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