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Old 01-19-2021, 08:57 PM
charles Tauber charles Tauber is offline
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Originally Posted by yellowesty View Post
On a similar topic, this is a reason to contour the back of the bridge and the top surface of the bridgeplate to match to soundboard contour. There is no upside in locking unnecessary strains into our builds.
And what is the proven downside to not contouring bridges and bridge plates? If there is no upside and no downside, there is no compelling reason to do one or the other.

As I alluded to previously, one can make rational academic arguments on both sides of the issue. Empirical proof of either is more difficult to establish.

Last edited by charles Tauber; 01-19-2021 at 09:03 PM.
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