7 string replacement trapeze tailpiece?

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  1. focusbob

    focusbob SS.org Regular

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    I've scoured the internet, and although there are many 7 string archtop guitars with trapeze tailpieces out there, I cannot find a replacement trapeze tailpiece for a 7 string guitar anywhere! Here's a 6 string example.

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    Anyone know where I can find this for a 7? I should note, I have been able to find some extremely expensive carved ebony 7 string trapezes, but I'm not looking to spend $200 on a tailpiece.

    Thanks.
     
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    ShiftKey SS.org irregular

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    Perhaps get a new retainer(?) plate made with 7 holes and just bend the prongs a little wider? doesnt look too complicated :)

    Edit:- Assuming you have one for a 6 string or can just buy one..
     
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    Made my own bridge is under 10.00 on ebay
     
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    Hey man sorry to bother you but how did you do that? I can't see it to well. I really would appreciate it if you could sort of walk me through it. Thank you
     
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    Hey man I hate to ask. But just how did you do that? I only have a few tools. I would really appreciate it if you got back with me. I'm just an old man with out a clue. ;)
     

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