thanks Mel,MelWaldorf wrote: You want a spring about 1" long that fits in the slug. There will probably be only one at the hardware store that works; that was the case at my local ACE. Also, for mounting screws, the smaller the head the better. You want a tapered head, I think I used #4 3/4 inch phillips head. A larger head on the screw interferes with the bridge.
I need to take a trip down to the hardware store to get some sanding paper..I'll have a look at springs too