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The standard for steel string guitars
Pin Bridge
© Frank Ford, 9/11/98 Photos by FF

A pin bridge has a hole for each string, which passes through the bridge and is secured by a
bridge pin.

This is a Martin pin bridge:

The pin bridge is an ideal design because the strings are actually anchored under the top to minimize the stress on the bridge glue joint.

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