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Jun 1, 2020 - 5:01:24 PM

79 posts since 7/29/2010

So, I added 3 more photos to show condition




 

Jun 1, 2020 - 5:50:45 PM

79 posts since 7/29/2010

The Paramount currently has a very low action. I checked and it has a 1/2" bridge. What height and style should have been on the Paramount originally?
Also, is there a Paramount expert on here?

Jun 4, 2020 - 9:13:18 AM

1822 posts since 4/4/2008

I understood that Paramounts were originaly set up with a 5/8th bridge - they were quite slim and fragile in maple wood with an ebony strip for the string slots, 2 feet not three.
I am not a Paramount expert, although I have owned most of the range over the years. My only Paramount now is an Artcraft - they are quite special. Enjoy !
Derek

Jun 4, 2020 - 9:36:14 AM

79 posts since 7/29/2010

Thank you for the info! Between the 20 year old strings and the low action, it buzzes badly. I should have the new strings and a 5/8 bridge in a couple days.

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