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ES-175 Bridges

Triplet

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I am a dyed-in-the-wool ABR-1 man. However, I do have a Nashville on my '78 ES-175. It sounds pretty darn good.

Has anyone notice any difference between these bridges when they are floating and not on rods? Worth the coin to change out the Nashville?
 

Wilko

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IMHO, rosewood bridges sound best on those guitars.

Other than that, if you must Tune-o-matic, use the one that's lightest.
 

Wilko

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But then again...

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
 

Triplet

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will fit on the nashville posts without drilling.

What's odd is that the rosewood bridge has the ABR style threaded rod (good and snug,too). :hmm

The guitar was mint when I got it so I doubt it was replaced.

Yes, "if it's not broken..." is a life long mantra. But does not apply to guitars for some reason...
 
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