Stewart-MacDonald 5-String Maple Banjo Bridge Various Heights

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£11.99

These Stew-Mac 5-string banjo bridges are machined from dense maple and fitted with an ebony top that is pre-notched and spaced. The three footed 'Minstrel' bridge style has proved to be very popular over the years with top class players, it is fitted to many top class professional banjos that we sell here at Eagle Music.The Stew Mac 5 string bridges are available in 1/2", 5/8", 11/16", 9/16" and 3/4". If you wish to experiment for different sounds from your banjo ...as many banjo players do! You can re-work the bridge and sand them thinner for a 'snappier' sound or sand, radius, 'canter' the tops (sand at an angle), feet or edges ...also in use, try 'canting' the bridge (set it at an angle in relation to the strings) to improve intonation ...The price is mimimal for the fun that you will have in experimenting! These bridges Have a string spacing of 1 11/16" string spacing (42.86mm)

Specification

Accessory Type
Bridges
Instrument Suitability
Banjo
Size
1/2", 9/16", 11/16", 3/4", 5/8",
Number of Strings
N/A

Customer reviews

4.6 / 5
19 reviews for Stewart-MacDonald 5-String Maple Banjo Bridge Various Heights
eKomi customer reviews
28/07/2022
Nice quality. Had to widen a couple of the string grooves (since nylon strings are usually thicker than their metal counterparts). Very pleased with the product.
Rated 5 out of 5
Paul Boyle
12/05/2022
Decent, consistent quality replacement bridge. Nothing fancy.
Rated 5 out of 5
Michael Marchant
30/03/2022
Looks to be a quality piece of kit, but not used yet
Rated 4 out of 5
Michael Marchant
30/03/2022
Looks to be a quality piece of kit, but not used yet.
Rated 4 out of 5
Michael Taudevin
23/12/2018
Quality excellent.
Rated 5 out of 5