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I have seen two ways to do this, one is straight through and the other is like a wraparound. Is there any pro/cons to either method. It looks to me as the wraparound creates less of an angle as the strings go over the bridge. Any insight here would help to clear up my curiousity.... :confused-smiley-010
 

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Thanks Lester must have missed that bit. Seems like, try it if you like it then so be it...... Will have to try it out the next time I restring...
 

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No question for me - It's gotta be a wrap around. Maybe its just my ears or my fingers but it just seems like I'm getting much more tone and a lot more felixabilty in the strings. Then again I could be totally wrong....nah!
 

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back when I used to play a stop tail bridge (SG, and Les Paul style), i always had my stop tail lowered as low as it could possibly go, so that it made contact with the body. I've read in numerous places that this setup gives better resonance.. After I started doing that, I started having a problem with strings breaking at the bridge becuase of the angle from the stop bar, and the bridge. Doing the 'ol wrap around fixed that for me, and actually in my opinion made the guitar sound better, i'm assuming because there was more contact between the string and guitar.
 
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