S100 bridge question

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Hello all! I've scoured the s100 sticky and all the links are dead - also searched to no avail.

I recently acquired an S100 and I love it! But, something I noticed that might be a little odd. Mine seems to have two string guide bridge block things (yeah) and every other ive seen only has one. Any ideas?

Thanks a lot! Sorry for the awful picture, im away from the guitar and this is all I have.

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For some reason, someone must have added a second one. Very strange. Cool guitar, though so congrats.
 

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I'm guessing yours might be a pre 75/76 where the the tailpiece was further back but someone liked the idea of of the tailpiece closer to the bridge (like in the later guitars) and so added one in.

Doesn't look too funky and if you take one of them out there will be holes to fill. BTW, welcome to the board. In no time you will likely add some more Guilds to your arsenal.
 

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I can tell that's not the original bridge either, but if it plays and sounds great, then no worries!
 
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Thank you all! It sincerely doesn't bother me, it has been done very well - nicely aligned, affects nothing. Also I was told it was '71 for anyone interested. Will date based on the serial when I'm home later today. Thank you for the warm welcome/assistance!
 

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That's funky…but if increasing the break angle over the bridge saddles was the goal, it oughta work.

I have a '71 in dark cherry finish. No phase switch. Killer low-wind HB-1s. Only one tailpiece, though. ☺

-Dave-
 
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That's funky…but if increasing the break angle over the bridge saddles was the goal, it oughta work.

I have a '71 in dark cherry finish. No phase switch. Killer low-wind HB-1s. Only one tailpiece, though. ☺

-Dave-
Y'know, I actually think this is a '73. Seems like you have one too! Guitar siblings!
 

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Yeah, the two S-100s complement each other. The '71 is bright & ringy while the '73 is mellower but with the option to get skronky or quacky via the phase switch (and volume knob settings).

-Dave-
 

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Had to enlarge the picture to better see it. Looks funky!

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That whole picture is one piece of wonderful art!



Ralf
 
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I like it! I used to have a 1972 S-90 that really didn't have much angle over the saddles. so I get why one would think to do that mod. I only got rid of mine because of the tiny neck it had. The thing sounded excellent.

Edit: Nice amp too!
 
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