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Old 11-17-2013, 01:09 AM   #1
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Default Floyd Rose problem on an Aria Pro II Excel Series.

So I have this Aria Pro II Excel Series. It was my first electric back in 1998. I think it was made around 1995. I gave it to my teacher to bring back to life. It needed it badly. After cleaning the bridge and putting it back together one of the saddles on the bridge cracked. We have looked everywhere for replacement saddles or bridges and can't find anything the right size. The mounting screws are spaced around 3 1/16 and everything we have found is bigger. I'm pretty much left to watch Ebay and Craigslist everyday hoping someone happens to sell that same exact guitar so I can scrap it for parts. Or have a luthier go to work on it and get charged a lot of money. Anyone out there have any ideas where I can find the right size parts? I'm desperate here. This guitar means a lot to me and I don't know what to do.
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Old 11-17-2013, 01:51 AM   #2
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Have you tried contacting them here

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Old 11-17-2013, 02:07 AM   #3
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Have you tried contacting them here

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No, that would be the first thing anyone who was desperate would have done.

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Old 11-17-2013, 02:28 AM   #4
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Yea im going to call the UK office since i dont speak Japanese. Lol. So far nobody anywhere we have contacted has heard of a Floyd Rose with that mounting stud spacing. Any idea how much a luthier would charge to drill the guitar to make a normal size Floyd Rose fit?
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Old 11-17-2013, 03:42 AM   #5
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Yea im going to call the UK office since i dont speak Japanese. Lol. So far nobody anywhere we have contacted has heard of a Floyd Rose with that mounting stud spacing. Any idea how much a luthier would charge to drill the guitar to make a normal size Floyd Rose fit?
$120 here in LA $60-75 in rural places.

maybe less
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:00 AM   #6
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I have an aria pro madaxe with the floyd rose.i will measure the post spacings on it to see if it matches yours.Getting a bridge for it,you could try eymusic.com or RC guitars in uk.
Yes,you could try aria uk but i have contacted them before via FB and never had a reply from them
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:05 AM   #7
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is that anything like your bridge man?
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Old 11-17-2013, 09:35 AM   #8
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Looks exactly the same. Spin in whammy bar and everything.
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Old 11-17-2013, 09:51 AM   #9
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i will measure the post distance today and put it here.there may be hope for you man.dont bin it yet
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Old 11-17-2013, 09:57 AM   #10
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post to post on mine is 77-78 mm
model number of my aria is st-02-3x
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