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VINTAGE MIJ AND USA NOS STRATOCASTERS, AMPS, *~FENDER SYSTEM ONE BRIDGE ~REPAIRS~RETAPPED~REBUILT~PARTS* BUY,SELL, AND TRADE VINTAGE GUITARS.

SHOPPE 5, HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN FENDER SYSTEM ONE BRIDGE COLLAR FERRULE INEXPENSIVELY AND LIKE THE ORIGINAL THAT CAME WITH YOUR BRIDGE.  CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW TO GO TO YOU TUBE.

ABOVE YOU SEE A BAR SOCKET.  VERY EXPENSIVE AND QUITE THE GENIUS ENGINEERING OF THE GERMAN HOME BASED SCHALLER COMPANY WHO HAS BEEN MAKING GUITAR HARDWARE SINCE LEO FENDER INVENTED HIS FIRST ELECTIC BASS.  THE TUNERS USED ON THE FENDER PRECISION BASS WERE THE CLOVER LEAF SCHALLERS.  YOU WILL NOITCE THE SMALL PLASTIC LOOKING THING CALLED A FERRULE AND IS ACTUALLY MADE OUT OF NYLON.  THIS NYLON PIECE FITS UNDER THE BAR SOCKET COLLAR AS SHOWN RIGHT NEXT TO IT.  A VERY IMPORTANT AND VITAL PART OF YOUR EXPENSIVE MACHINED BAR SOCKET.  FOR WITHOUT THIS PIECE YOUR BAR WILL BE SLOPPY IN THE COLLAR AND DAMAGE THE CHROME PLATED BRASS COLLAR AND THE INSERT YOU SEE TO THE RIGHT OF THE COLLAR.  THAT'S RIGHT THAT THREADED PIECE.  I SELL THESE FERRULES FOR 36 OR 37 DOLLARS BUT PRICESE WILL BE GOING UP AS PAPATOM HAS GOTTEN HIS POINT ACROSS OVER THE YEARS ABOUT THE FENDER MIJ GUITARS BY FENDER.  

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TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN NYLON FERRULE INEXPENSIVELY USING SIMPLE TOOLS LIKE A NAIL FILE AND SMALL SNIPS AND 1/4" NYLON FERRULES THAT CAN BE BOUGHT AT YOUR LOCAL HARDWARE STORE IN THE PLUMBING SECTION.    QUESTIONS?  EMAIL papatom@stratconnection.com