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ProLineAcoustic Bone Blank Saddle
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Functional (5)
  • Good quality (5)
  • Improves sound (5)
  • Easy to use (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
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2.0

Dimensions needed

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from UP, MI

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Pros

    Cons

    • Dimensions aren't clearly stated

    Best Uses

      Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

      Too thin for my bridge. I'm not sure why they didn't make it thicker. You can always cut/sand it down to size as you already need to shape a blank anyway. I will fashion shims from the excess length until I have time to find a new saddle or shape one from a beef cattle bone.

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      5.0

      I bought this to replace the 30+ YO saddle on my acoustic

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      from Aurora, CO

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

        It took me about an hour to sand and reshape the new saddle to match the old one, then I shaved the bottom down slightly for the lighter gauge strings I also purchased. Take your time and be patient. The material was very easy to shape and sand. I used 150 grit sandpaper to get it close, the 220 grit to finish it up.

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        4.0

        Throw away that junk factory saddle.

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        from Ilwaco, WA

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        Pros

        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

        • specialize tools required

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

        I have a 12 string acoustical guitar. I wanted to go with a lighter gauge strings but the original bridge saddle would not alow the guitar to tune to standard tunning correctly. Looking at the original saddle, I noticed there were odd cuts made to it to accomidate medium gauge strings tunning. I removed this original plastic saddle, used it to make a template and created a new saddel out of the new bone material I ordered. I used a Demel Tool to cut and shape it and it tunes perfectly with light or medium strings and sounds beautiful.

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        5.0

        Great

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        from VA

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

          Just right.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Easy to work bone

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          from Arizona

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

              This saddle blank is made from bleached oxbone and will improve your sound. Be smart and carve a compensated saddle and you'll have better results.
              Look for tips online as to how to get the height right as a gnat hair of thickness makes a difference in the action. A belt sander with medium fine grit belt and a dremel type rotary tool are almost essential....though I've seen really talented craftsmen make them with a piece of sandpaper and a pocket knife. Be sure to check the bridge slot for any shims and remove them first. A lot of factories are using these as a shortcut to properly fitting a saddle.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle

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              from Northeast WI.

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

                  I bought this bone blank saddle to fix the intonation on one of my acoustic guitars.They work great for this purpose.And always from Musicians Friend super fast shipping.

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                  5.0

                  Great replacement saddle

                  By 

                  from Allison Park, PA

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

                      An excellent replacement saddle.

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                      (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      quality saddle

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                      from san leandro .ca.

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                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Have To Shape File

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about ProLine Acoustic Bone Blank Saddle:

                          worked out great .waiting on another i didnt receive though

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