NSFW Firefly 338 Bridge Replacement

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  1. Gfurman

    Gfurman Active Member

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    Well, I thought my frets were buzzing but it's my bridge. Some of you have had the same issue I know. I would appreciate recommendations for a bridge replacement. Preferably one I wouldn't have to replace the pegs, but just slip the new bridge on top of the existing ones if that's possible?

    Any help along with a live link to where I can order them would be awesome! Thanks!
     
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    I came here just to gawk at the "NSFW" content. What gives? o_O
     
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    tomringg Well-Known Member

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    From another thread here (Firefly Es-335 Iced Tea Burst)
     
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    Yeah, sorry. I noticed after I posted that it was inserted somehow, but I didn't intentionally do it. I'm relatively new here so still learning. Looks like peskypesky delivered for you
     
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    link works for me.
     
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    Same
     
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    tobijohn The Great Enabler Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Amazon links posted on AGF can be quirky. Try using this in the search field on the site, it should come up:

    Metallor Tune-O-Matic Electric Guitar Bridge for SG Les Paul LP Style Guitar Parts Replacement Chrome.
     
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    The stock bridge on my Firefly had a buzz/rattle that I feared was a loose top brace until I whopped one of these on there:

    https://www.amzn.com/gp/product/B0092LWHI6/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    I really like the $10.00 Kmize replacement bridge. It has some heft, but I've had to re-tighten everything on the replacement bridge, too. After several hours of playing, it developed its own little rattle as well. A good tightening cured it, though.

    Here's my replacement nut:

    https://www.amzn.com/gp/product/B003HGFRO8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    I ended up putting these pickups in - they rock! I was totally satisfied with them:

    https://www.amzn.com/gp/product/B00AXE52KG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Here's my wiring harness. Mine came with a fifth pot with a push pull switch - I cut that right off and saved it for later:

    https://www.amzn.com/gp/product/B071YZG3SN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    DO THIS FIRST: Don't forget to replace the short, inadequate strap button screws and crappy buttons.
     
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    Wow, you changed the nut and electronics too! Thanks for the info and links. Did you not replace the tuners?
     
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    Mickey Gandalf the Intonationer

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    The best way to get Amazon links to work is to use this format:

    NOTE: I'm inserting spaces so the forum software won't think this is an real link. Remove the spaces when actually doing it!

    [U R L = Put Amazon link here ][ b ] Put your name for the link here [ / b ] [ / U R L ]

    Do it that way and ALL Amazon links will work. Honest. :)
     
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    Mine isnt rattling, heard you can take the wire off.. really trying not to like this guitar... Just got a tribute les paul and the FF get as much attention.. broke now and Ive never rewired a semi hollow and never will.. Any links to replacement tuners?
     
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    Someone recommended these is a previous post elsewhere. Can't remember who or where, but it was a FF thread:

    Guyker 6Pcs Guitar Machine Heads (3L + 3R) – Locking String Tuning Key Pegs Tuners Set Replacement for LP, SG, TL Style Electric or Acoustic Guitars – Chrome
     
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    Someone recommended these for the FF338 in a different post - Available on Amazon.

    Guyker 6Pcs Guitar Machine Heads (3L + 3R) – Locking String Tuning Key Pegs Tuners Set Replacement for LP, SG, TL Style Electric or Acoustic Guitars – Chrome
     
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    Nah, the tuners are ok, I just tightened 'em up a bit.

    Took off all the poly, and leveled the frets while I was at it. My kind of fun.
     
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    Would love to see some pics if you have time.
     
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