Hipshot angled multi scale bridge.

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  1. Prophetable

    Prophetable Prophet For Profit

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    That site is pretty commonly used.
     
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    Pikka Bird Vaya Con Cornholio

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    Well, there's a 6-string multiscale on Strictly 7's *shudder* site with a Hipshot bridge, so I don't see any reason why a 7-string version wouldn't exist too. Hopefully in all the same angle variants.

    edit: Both are visible here.
     
  3. BubbleWrap

    BubbleWrap SS.org Regular

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    They make them in 6, 7, and 8 string versions.
     
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    Excellent. Now watch every single new build pop up over the next few months be multiscale :p
     
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    My grey matter isn't working. How would one put in a bridge angle on FretFind?
     
  6. Lorcan Ward

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    I messaged hipshot about 7 string bridges. The 11 degree bridge looks to line up with a .75" fan with the perpendicular fret at the 9th.

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    Anyways..

    I'm curious if anyone knows which angle corresponds to which perpendicular fret? I'm trying to decide on a scale length, but I can't seem to figure out the angle to perpendicular equation.

    I'm looking at doing 28-24.75, 8 string, and just flipping between tabs showing the hipshot schematics on one and a fretfind page on the next. It looks like a perpendicular 7th fret at that fan would work with the 26 degree bridge, but I'm really unsure of the math on this whole topic.
     
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    crackout The Yellow One

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  9. jwade

    jwade Doooooooooom

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    I actually said in my post that I was already looking at fretfind, which does not list what your bridge angle ends up being.
     
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    Kaff SS.org Regular

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    Print your fretfind2d docment 1:1, draw a line through the ends of the strings on bridge end and use trigonometry?
     
  11. KnightroExpress

    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    Fretfind does give you the calculated bridge angle, but not in a direct way.... take the number listed in the red box, subtract it from 180. Presto!

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    Thanks! I knew there had to be a simple way to do it :tmm:
     
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