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Bridge Pins
© Frank Ford, 9/6/98 Photos by FF

Here's the bridge pin in action:

The ball end of the string goes in first, followed by the bridge pin:

The bridge pins fit snugly in their tapered holes:

Inside, you can see how the bridge pin holds the ball end of the string aside so that it grips the underside of the top of the guitar:

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