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Steel-string Guitar Saddle Compensation Diagram

A = End of scale length
B = Centerpoint of saddle
AB = Compensation
CD = Centerline of saddle
ED = Rotation of saddle
i,k = Contact points of outer strings on saddle
ik = Distance between outer strings
ih = Resultant compensation of outer treble string
jk = Resultant compensation of outer bass string
iB = approx. 2/3 of BC
jk = actual sixth string compensation
ih = actual first string compensation
G,F = ignore these: I thought they'd be useful

A = Any scale from 25 in.(635 mm) to 25.75 in.(654 mm)
AB = .15 in.(3.81 mm)
CD = 3 in.(7.62 cm)
ED = .06 in.(1.6 mm)
ik = 2.125 in.(5.4 cm)
jk = .19 in.
ih = .11 in

The sixth string is compensated .08 more than the first