I love my Collings mandolin, but do not like the tailpiece--particularly when changing strings...I'd like to put a James on it to facilitate, but have a questions--
Is it simply a matter of "plug and play?" That is, take one off, screw another one on?
Will I affect the intonation, move the bridge, etc., if I take all the strings off? Anything I need to be aware of?
Should a guy whose technical work on instruments is basically adjusting the truss rod do something like this, or should I take it to someone?
Thanks in advance for advice....
it's not plug and play. there are some adjustments to the angle that need to be made, from what i remember. i had two of these fitted to mandolins (brentrups- who as it turned out was instrumental in the development of these tailpieces as Bill James is a friend of Hans)
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