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How to: Pin a Gretsch floating bridge.

Gretsch Restoration

Electronics upgrade
From small import pots and switches, and inferior wire to CTS pots,
Switchcraft switches, braided wire, SBE orange drop caps, TV Jones pickups


Gretsch T.V. Jones pickup upgrade with custom harness
Before:Stock import pickups, inferior pots, jack, caps, and wire

Reaming pot holes for standard 3/8" pot shafts

New harness with CTS pots, upgraded wire, Orange Drop caps, Switchcraft jack and toggle

New sound and bridge!

Gretsch with Bigsby upgrade.
Graph Tech nut.
Add locking tuners for even better tuning stability

Before: paper shimmed nut from factory

GraphTech saddles