Schaller's unique variation of the Tune-o-matic bridge features low-friction roller saddles for smoother tuning and tremolo action. Schaller Wide travel aka “Harmonica Bridge” (1970-1980) This bridge was built by Schaller under Gibson request in order to accomodate lighter strings, as they started to become popular in the 70s. Reactions: 665. * SOLD * Vintage 1972 Gibson / Schaller Harmonica Bridge * SOLD * From a 1972 Gibson SG Special With Posts, Inserts Up for sale is a vintage Gibson Harmonica bridge, complete with both posts and inserts. Hey all! I have a "1958" Epiphone Korina Explorer that I will be using. I've got a guitar with an original "Schaller wide travel bridge" aka "harmonica bridge", not bad at all. How to install a Schaller Hannes Bridge - part 1 - A Weekend Workshop - Duration: 21:07. Similar Items - NOS Schaller Gibson Harmonica Tune-O-Matic Bridge - 70s 80s Les Paul SG L6S - $40 (East Memphis) Schaller~Gibson 1970's Vintage Tuners - $100. Black. Harmonica Parts; Mandolin nuts; Mandolin Tuners; Pickguards; Piezo Bridges; Piezo Kit ... Other Strings; Ukulele Strings; Service; Genuine Schaller Germany F-Series Locking Tuners , 2-Pin Fender Mount, 6 Inline Nickel. Completely functional and adjustable. Our parts are sold worldwide and are consistently ranked at the top of the industry by musical instrument makers. Perfect But I didn't wanted to leave the instrument without strings on it for a longer period of time, so I was looking for a new unit as a temporary replacement. ... Gibson Harmonica Bridge Research - Duration: 3:14. musiciansupply 970 views. This bridge is super clean. The transformation also includes replacing the stock ABR-1 bridge with a Schaller harmonica bridge, a move that would become standard on his guitars until he gets the PS10 (see the Gibson Explorer and the Ibanez Destroyer). All the saddles still move and everything works as it should. Both came off of older 1970's Gibsons. The stock harmonica bridge is parallel to the rear pick up not angled so I needed a bridge with non-angled rollers. Schaller Wide travel aka “Harmonica Bridge” (1970-1980) Questo ponte fu commissionato alla Schaller da parte di Gibson per risolvere un problema cruciale: con la diffusione delle scalature di corda elettrica molto sottili, i ponti ABR-1 non avevano abbastanza corsa per poter intonare correttamente tutte le corde. Interestingly, the Schaller harmonica bridge was badly corroded and pitted and the saddles were starting to disintegrate after 40 years but the chrome also wasn't discolored. Some finish wear. The bridge we currently use is an improved reproduction of the original Schaller harmonica bridge, made by Kluson, with a body is milled from one solid piece of steel and saddles milled from brass. The stock harmonica bridge is parallel to the rear pick up not angled so I needed a bridge with non-angled rollers. It's made of stainless steel and is still 12" more than 40 years later. Schaller Hannes Bridge Fabulous Bridge from Schaller, this one with Carbon Saddles and Chrome finish. I have put a picture of a later bridge next to it. Schaller. Nice bridge, well made but the rollers are angled and will only work to replace tune-o-matic bridges that are angled behind the rear pickup. Had 2 full sets of these. SKU: KHB Price $162.95 - $168.86. Gibson Harmonica Bridge -- perfect for restorations of 1970s Gibsons such as the Marauder, L6S, S-1 and some SGs. 3:14. In 1955, it was used on the Gibson Les Paul Gold Top. He eventually put a harmonica bridge with rounded edges on his explorer. Roller bridge saddles fix the strings in their optimum position. Block 37mm on the models we have The baseplate of hardened steel and the solid spring block ensure an outstanding sustain. 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