#1
So, ive decided to buy a new electric guitar to replace my first begginer guitar,

i had my heart set on an epiphone casino, i love the sound of the P90s, the look and im a huge beatles fan, but i understand left handed models are very hard to come by so i thought i would buy a right handed one and restring it.

i can get a new nut and im not bothered by where the tone and volume knobs will be, but since it has a slanted tune-o-matic bridge, i wondered if this would make the guitar impossible to intonate properly once restrung or wheather it wouldn't be much of an issue?

Thanks in advance!
#2
You can adjust the slant of the bridge I think. It worked fine for Paul McCartney.


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#3
Quote by JMcG92
It worked fine for Paul McCartney.


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#4
I took a bit of inspiration from McCartney

but i dont see how you can adjust the slant of the bridge when its fixed straight to the body of the guitar.
#5
Quote by JMcG92
You can adjust the slant of the bridge I think.

nope, the bridge is fixed into the body. it's not like a gretsch where the bridge is simply held in place by the string tension.

you could try upgrading the bridge with a 'nashville' style bridge which would give you a bit more adjustment room for the saddles which would help you achieve more accurate intonation, if you're really having difficulty getting the intonation spot-on with the stock bridge.
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#6
If i did have to replace the bridge with a 'nashville' style one, would that require much work or can it simply slot right on to where the original bridge sits?
#7
Quote by Waxed Owl
If i did have to replace the bridge with a 'nashville' style one, would that require much work or can it simply slot right on to where the original bridge sits?

you probably can get ones that fit straight onto the original bridge posts, because i think epiphone's tune-o-matics use the standard measurements.. not 100% sure though.
Rig Winter 2017:

Fender Jazzmaster/Yamaha SG1000
Boss TU-3, DS-2, CS-3, EHX small stone, Danelectro delay
Laney VC30-112 with G12H30 speaker, or Session Rockette 30 for smaller gigs
Elixir Nanoweb 11-49 strings, Dunlop Jazz III XL picks
Shure SM57 mic in front of the amp
#8
Quote by Blompcube
you probably can get ones that fit straight onto the original bridge posts, because i think epiphone's tune-o-matics use the standard measurements.. not 100% sure though.


Thanks man you've been a lot of help!