Compensated flat top bridges - Who sells them?

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Compensated flat top bridges - Who sells them?

Postby Rik » Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:15 am

Wondered if anyone out there knows where I can get a compensated bridge for an old flat-top mandolinetto? Non-adjustable type. UK source preferable.
1999 - Holoubek F5 Fern
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Postby Ray(T) » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:45 pm

H Ric
I'm no expert but I suspect that its something you'll have to have specially made.

I'm interested to see that you have a Holoubek F5 Fern. A rare beast indeed. I have the same from 2002 No.117.
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Postby Rik » Thu Jul 15, 2010 4:25 pm

Hi Ray,
Thanks for your post...yes I think I will have to get a builder to modify a bridge for me.
Re the Holoubek, mine is a 1999 model No.#59... great fit and finish (nice 20's dark red/amber sunburst, well balanced tone, plenty of pop, radiussed fingerboard etc. Many people comment on the tone. There don't seem to be many of them out there. I bought mine from Jimmy Powells a couple of years ago.
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