Having gotten that out of the way, this bridge … To achieve maximum tonal transference, the SuperTone is solidly fastened to your instrument. The only reason I'm considering this is because of tone. I don't have any issues with the stock bridge in terms of string height adjustment, spacing or intonation. A direct replacement unit for your pre-1973 Gibson 2 point bass bridge that uses your existing hole pattern. I know the Hipshot is more versatile in those areas, but those aren't concerns for me. INFO DIMENSIONS By utilizing the existing mount pattern, the SuperTone gives you a full range of intuitive adjustability and excellent tone transference without any modifications to your bass whatsoever. A direct replacement unit for your Gibson 3 point bass bridge that uses your existing hole pattern. A very slight shadow of the bridge footprint may result. Most important of all, TONE, PUNCH and SUSTAIN that will knock your socks off! Sorry to burst your bubble, but the bridge and saddles are cast from zinc, in order to retain the BA's "heritage" according to Hipshot. Unleash the tone that is trapped in your bass with the new Hipshot Supertone Bass Bridge! I'm thinking about replacing the stock bridge on my Gibson SG Bass (EB-3) with a Hipshot Supertone. If you’re one of the many Gibson® bass owners who are fed up with the stock bridge, Hipshot's SuperTone Gibson® replacement bridge is the answer to your prayers. All needed hardware was included and the install took me a total of 15 minutes! First off, to compare the Supertone to the stock 3 point side-by-side you notice the Hipshot is certainly more substantial. The design allows almost the entire bridge (all but a small notch where the front stud was mounted) to make contact with the body of the bass. Breathe new life into your Gibson bass with the new completely redesigned Hipshot SuperTone Bass Bridge. Breathe new life into your Gibson bass with the new completely redesigned Hipshot SuperTone Bass Bridge.