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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2012, 12:36 AM Thread Starter
 
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Recommend replacement bridge

I recently picked up an Ibanez EXR170. The bridge is in terrible condition and need replacing. However, it has rather peculiar measurements:

String spacing: 52mm
Stud spacing: 74mm

It's a non-locking tremolo system that looks like the ones you get on Gios. Most regular Gotoh, Wilkinson and Schaller trems I've checked out don't have that stud spacing.

Any ideas?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2012, 09:49 AM
 
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Re: Recommend replacement bridge

It's using Floyd spacing. I believe that is a Fat 20 bridge. The only ones I'm seeing that fit are the Floyd style bridges like the Gotoh 1996. I'll see if I can find any non-locking types with that spacing.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2012, 10:00 AM
 
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Re: Recommend replacement bridge

This is the part number for the trem it has in Chrome 2FA1C20C
You can buy it from the Ibanez parts store for $66.75.
Outside of that you are looking at putting a Floyd style like the Gotoh 1996 in. That'll cost about 3 times as much as a Fat-20 but it's a far better bridge.

If you want to swap to something like a Gotoh/Wilkinson you'll have to pull the old studs, plug the holes and drill new stud holes.
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