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Looking for Block Saddles to Replace Stock Bent Steel

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by SweetClyde99, Nov 26, 2020.

  1. SweetClyde99

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    I have an American Special HSS Strat that came stock with bent steel saddles, and I’d like to swap them out for block saddles. I prefer the look and feel of block saddles, and if they make the guitar sound a little less “Stratty,” even better.

    Most of the Fender block saddles I’m seeing online have offset screw holes, which I don’t believe will fit without replacing the entire bridge.

    Any suggestions for solid, nice-looking drop-in replacements would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    3FEA4A67-8F9E-4AD7-97D7-44900072516B.jpeg Had a set like this on my MIM HSS Strat I found them at Guitarfetish
    Turned out that I preferred the bent steel because I want the stratty sound
     
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    0.jpg brass ones are a good alternative....loads out there
    give a different tone too...warmer with more sustain
    my tele has 6 brass strat type saddles and they are great...they are old ibanez ones
     
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    GraphTech Stringsaver Classics. Look up the description. They do exactly what they say they do.
     
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