OMG...Has anybody got the JR Kohler Saddles yet?

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  1. EsquireOK

    EsquireOK Friend of Leo's

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    Chalk me up as someone else who's never had a problem with regular saddles. No problem with compensated ones either, aside from looks. I wouldn't bother to change out either type if they were on a guitar I bought. I'd definitely put a bridge cover over the compensated ones, though. They look weird to me.
     
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    Not being able to palm mute would change the tone of my guitars considerably more than pretty metalwork! :D
     
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    Almost everything I play that is not a crashing full chord is muted to some degree. Took me a gig to adjust. Now I can palm mute just fine with the cover on. The drawback IMO is that the guitar becomes more feedback prone. Looks matter to me. If they didn't, I'd just play a 2x4. I'm not arguing that everyone should agree with me that compensated saddles look weird, but I sure think that. If I have a guitar with them, I'm gonna cover 'em. That's all I meant.
     
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    Cool post!

    Yeah, I think there's a lot of potential here, for using different metals, different forms of metal.

    Are any of the metals you describe available in 1/4, 5/32nds or 9/16s diameter rod, and if so, can they be worked with ordinary machine tools?

    Much obliged.
     
  5. Twang Guitars

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    WOW! What a thread all I can say is: Get a pick and PLAY!

    "Hold that D chord on the old guitar,
    'Til I found the G.
    Drop it down to old E minor
    'Til the A chord rolls back home around to D"
     
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    Even the TT -necks aren't perfect intonated. There are three different necks to choose from. And they intonate better than all necks with straight frets.

    But what the h-k, I tune and play. And bend to compensate:)
     
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