Saddles...?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ZenG, Dec 21, 2013.


  1. ZenG

    ZenG

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    What's better for sound in string saddles?

    Zinc
    Steel?
    Brass?

    or that stuff that Gotoh uses called Restolite (or something like that).....made of aluminum?
  2. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    I don't think they change tone in any way, unless they're made of cotton.
    Tusq and graphite are good because self lubricated. Metal is metal as far as I'm concerned, I make the choice based on looks.
  3. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member

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    Jazz Ad is right. But even if there was a difference, there would be no better or worse.

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