I'm pretty new to building and would love to hear from anyone who has encountered what I just did. Here's the story...I built an electric 3 string fretless using an Undercrown box, oak neck, CB…Continue
"Mounting a bridge closer to the center of the box will dampen the sustain(how long the string vibrates), but the strings being closer to the middle increases the acoustic waves which increases the acoustic volume and gives the guitar a fuller…"
"Hi, my first thoughts on the differences of the two guitars that will effect tone and volume was.
one bridge is closer to the rim of the box so a stiffer mounting point.
the pickup is under a different portion of the strings length.....and
"Thanks David. You are right that the hardtail is screwed into a block and that makes sense that it's limiting the vibration of the lid dramatically since the bridge is more centrally located. I'll have to digest the info on the…"