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Old 02-17-2010, 09:31 AM
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Default Yamaha replacement saddle

I want to replace the saddle on my FG750S.

Having read some earlier posts I learned that you can go to https://www.yamaha24x7.com/yamahaoms/Default.aspx and purchase a replacement saddle and the following prices hold

regular resin saddle: QA079000 $3.06
compensated saddle: QC458900 $6.28
bone saddle: U9337909 $8.84

Has anyone bought one of these? Is the bone saddle compensated?

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Old 02-17-2010, 09:36 AM
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Haven't bought one of those but check out Bob Colosi's site as another option. Bob's a member here and many of us have upgraded using his products.

http://www.guitarsaddles.com/
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Old 02-19-2010, 02:38 PM
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I've heard great things about Bob's saddles etc, but I can't get how he can make a saddle to fit YOUR guitar and mail it to you with out ever having seen your guitar.

maybe he uses the force or something, but I prefer to cut my own. it realls isn't difficult if you can work a saw, a flat file and some sand paper.

I'm a firm believer that everyone who drives a car should be able to change a wheel at the roadside and parallel park,

and everyone who plays an acoustic guitar should be able to cut a replacement saddle.

Honestly its a dawdle

heres a simple tutorial.......

http://www.jsguitarforum.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=90548
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:24 PM
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but I can't get how he can make a saddle to fit YOUR guitar and mail it to you with out ever having seen your guitar.
Simple. He makes it of the same profile as your existing saddle but wider and taller. You are expected to do the final sanding. He provides detailed instructions.

I just received my second saddle and it's great! Top notch stuff.
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Old 02-20-2010, 01:06 AM
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OK, that makes sense, unless you have a guitar that the intonation is a hair off already......
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OK, that makes sense, unless you have a guitar that the intonation is a hair off already......
Then, your qualified Guitar Tech that doesn't make Saddles fits it
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Old 03-04-2010, 09:00 AM
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I bought the bone saddle last week to put in my LL6. It was very tall and needed a lot of sanding to make it fit. I didn't notice much of a difference in tone from the plastic saddle that came with it. It is compensated and with S/H the total was 17.32.
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