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  1. Jose
    October 15th, 2012 @ 7:41 pm

    It would help if the lines naming the different parts in the bridge area were a different colors to show where exactly the saddle, bridge, and pins are.


  2. Voila
    October 15th, 2016 @ 11:08 am

    Seconding the comment of Jose.
    Very informative article by the way. Thank you so much.

  3. Shelby
    January 1st, 2017 @ 2:19 pm

    Who wrote the article?