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Old 01-15-2021, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Nemoman View Post

I'm curious about the short little horizontal brace above the bridge plate?
Ever evolving is right. That little ladder brace is to counteract a tendency to form a shallow cup right there under string tension. Really, just a cosmetic fix. This same sort of thing tends to happen on an X brace guitar just north of the bridge
in the little triangle below the junction of the X. On X brace guitars, I usually put a little cross piece there as well.
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