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10-18-2015, 11:52 AM
I recently restrung my Koaloha tenor and when I pulled the last string off, the bridge insert fell off. Well I didn't expect that and didn't take note if the angle should face the bottom of the uke (as shown) or if it should be reversed and face the nut. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

10-18-2015, 12:02 PM
Your wording has me a bit confused. The saddle (white insert) should be seated in the slot in the bridge with it's flat side down into the bridge slot. There is now a high side on the top and a beveled angle running down from it. You want that high side closest to the sound hole. This then leaves relief for the break angle of the strings as they make their way to the holes in the bridge

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10-18-2015, 12:31 PM
looks like you have it on correctly.....

10-18-2015, 12:41 PM
Thanks Dave! Your wording is better than mine and my intuition paid off in this case. My concert has a compensated saddle with angled sections facing both ways so it was no use as a guide.