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Old 01-09-2018, 02:58 PM
MrErikJ MrErikJ is offline
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Hi All,

I recently had a Bob Colosi bone-topped LB6 installed in a new Yamaha LL16, along with a Colosi nut and bridge pins. The LB6 install doesn't seem to have gone well and has a gap in the slot on the side of the high-e string that's about an 1/16" and the pickup is woefully out of balance with the high-e being very quiet, the b-string very very loud, and the bass-end kinda muddy.

Baggs told me I'll need to have the pickup re-aligned/centered. Even after that, I suspect their may be some gap in the saddle slot. Is that a tone or intonation concern at all?

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Old 01-09-2018, 07:24 PM
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Yeah, that exceptionally sloppy fit will affect tone.
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Old 01-09-2018, 08:45 PM
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If you paid for that saddle to be fitted, I would be extremely dis-appointed, it will definetly affect the sound quality

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Old 01-09-2018, 10:13 PM
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I am no expert, but that saddle looks a little low in addition those strings coming out from the pin holes? should they be pushing against the bridge like that?

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Old 01-11-2018, 01:40 PM
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That saddle is way too loose in the slot. You didn't pay for someone to install that, I hope.
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Old 01-11-2018, 01:59 PM
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That saddle is way too loose in the slot. You didn't pay for someone to install that, I hope.
Oh, it's a professional install. It's being fixed.
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