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Bridge/saddle on-ramps for strings
String Ramps
© Frank Ford, 9/11/98 Photos by FF

String ramps are the little grooves in a guitar bridge that run from the anchor point of the string, in this case, the bridge pin holes:

The string ramps allow the string to head upward toward the saddle to provide the optimum angle of downward pressure of the string against the saddle.

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