Snuffy Smith "New Generation" Banjo Bridges
|Snuffy Smith New Generation Banjo Bridges The legendary Snuffy Smith banjo bridges are back and available in the UK at Wadwards Music. |
As well as being an affable good humoured man Snuffy was renowned throughout the banjo world as expert banjo repair man and his hand made banjo bridges attained legendary status amongst banjo players. With his sad and untimely passing in 2012 however it was thought that his Banjo bridges were gone forever.
By special agreement with Snuffy's family the Snuffy Smith New Generation Banjo Bridges are being manufactured by Mike Smith who also
It is now with great excitement that we are able to supply the Snuffy Smith "New Generation" banjo bridges here atWadwards Music!
Select you preferred banjo Bridge height below.
|Superbly hand crafted by Mike Smith.||Each bridge is weighed and the weight is written on the under side of the bridge.|
The Snuffy Smith Compensated Maple/Ebony Five String Banjo Bridge differs from the norm in the following two ways.
The ebony top is slightly chamfered on the treble side so as to eliminate the discomfort that occurs on non chamfered bridges when contact is made with the little finger of the picking hand.
Prevlar is around 1/10-inch.
What is Top Width?
This is the width of the bridge top measured from front-to-back, the way the string slots run.
By considering various top widths you can essentially pin point the different tonal values for any given bridge.
We also offer you custom spacing options of either standard or J.D.Crowe spacing.
String spacing is the span between each string along the top of the bridge.
We can also via special order supply Snuffy Smith New Generation Banjo Bridges as follows