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Replacement saddles for AmPro

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by Grateful Ape, Jan 18, 2021.

  1. Grateful Ape

    Grateful Ape Tele-Holic

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    Fed up with strings slipping. Does anyone make a saddle that is a) compensated and b) has channels in it to prevent strings wandering, that fit an AmPro?

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  2. jackal

    jackal Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    If it's a 3 saddle bridge, most any one will fit. Rutters is a great option. Pics would help. Lotsa choices out there.
     
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  4. Grateful Ape

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    I went with the larger as my saddles didn't need to go that low. I stayed with brass as to retain similar tonality to the stock brass, but if you want to slightly brighten things up you could try the steel.
     
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    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    one of these, applied lightly towards the headstock side, just past and slightly over the crown of your existing saddles will put just enough of a crease to hold the strings in place...smooth out with steel wool.

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    Those Philadelphia Luthier saddles are very nice! It's cool that they are available in two different offsets (1/4" & 5/16") and it addresses the issue of some "compensated" saddles often "overcompensating" by throwing off intonation in the opposite direction of what we're trying to correct! I believe they are the first vendors to tackle this issue! It would nice if they also offered 3/16" , 1/8 " and straight, with those nicely machined grooves! With the string set I use, along with my preferred setups, the B & High E strings often barely need any compensation, if any!
    Just My $.02 & Likely Worth Even Less?
    Gene
     
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