Anyone have a good suggestion on what to use for a bridge on a 3 string cigar box bass guitar? Looking for ideas / suggestions / pics / any info you can share. Thanks! Chaplain Will

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I don't have pictures... but I took two pieces of wood from the inside of an all wood cigar box... I glued them together... I then took a forstner bit and drill out two spaces for piezo discs... I wire the piezo discs in series and drilled a hole in the box for the wires to connect to the jack.  I cut a small slot and put a piece of fret wire in it.  My strings went across the fretwire as my bridge.  It sounded great.

Thanks very much! Sounds like good info.

\uap> I used a old piece of copper tube, filed in some slots. (one broken string atm :) )

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