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Charles Stange


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San Francisco, California
Post  Posted 10 Jan 2018 7:51 am    
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I'm considering a purchase of a desirable lap but it has a Stringtone attached. It's hard to tell from the pics and I have never seen one in person. Are they easily removed and whats left after? possibly only screw holes?
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1973 Shobud Pro II, 1927 National Tricone, Ram Speakeasy 8 String, 1956/57 Rickenbacker DW-12
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Bill Sinclair


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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA
Post  Posted 10 Jan 2018 8:34 am    
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Depends on the bridge/string retainer setup. In most cases it's just screw holes but in some cases the owner may have butchered the string retainer to gain clearance for the Stringtone. A functional Stringtone seens to be worth $100-$150 on ebay so don't toss it in the trash. Might fund a replacement bridge, if needed.
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