Stop tail 91 sg special?

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  1. Greezy strings

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    anyone know what the stoptail on a 91 sg special is made of?
     
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    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    I'd say more than likely "Zamak".
     
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    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    Nah, that's a more recent thing, since like 2011.
     
  5. RW59

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    ?????????
    Zamak zinc alloy is what replaced aluminum stopbars in the early '60s.

    Many people just call it zinc, but it's always been a pot-metal alloy.
     
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    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    Looks like pot metal...

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  8. NiteGoat

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    This is the spec sheet for my ‘91 SG Special. It doesn’t specify the material. 82CFA9E4-4FBC-4928-BB54-2B915ABC494D.jpeg
     
  9. Greezy strings

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    Thank you for posting this!
     
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    Pot metal. Don't try to smoke it.
     
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    Calaham makes cold rolled steel bridge and tailpiece. I put a Calaham bridge on my Strat. Greatly enhanced the sustain. Some like this, Some don't.
     

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