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Gatton saddles?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by AnthonyL, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. AnthonyL

    AnthonyL Silver Supporting Member

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    I see dealers order these on Nocasters sometimes. What's the difference?
     
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    Because having Danny Gatton's and Joe Barden's names attached to it is worth an extra $100 over the Wilkinson Compensated model. :confused: :NUTS
     
  3. AnthonyL

    AnthonyL Silver Supporting Member

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    So, there's no difference between the Gatton saddles and the stock Nocaster?
     
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    Riscchip Supporting Member

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    Nocaster saddles aren't compensated, to my knowledge.
     
  5. alguit

    alguit Guest

    Several companies/manufacturers make compensated Tele saddles. Mine are from Vintique, and in addition to better intonating my Tele, they created a very notable improvement in tone-even unplugged, the guitar just rings more, has more volume...find the least expensive ones, obviously, but consider it a mod that's easy and worthwhile.
     
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    sanhozay klon free since 2009

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    The Gatton saddles are modifed/compensated {angled} saddles. A good thing.

    Glendale makes great stuff, too. And very affordale.
     
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    playon Supporting Member

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    I'd get the intonated brass (or steel) tuners from Callaham -- Vintique and Joe Barden's are overpriced.
     
  8. Jon C

    Jon C Silver Supporting Member

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    Check out the Glendale saddles, I just put a set on my 63 Tele CS and they are wonderful... came recommended by Bill Hullett, Nashville picker supreme, and he was right.

    I don' t have a URL handy but do a search and you'll find them. Price is quite reasonable IMO.

    Cheers,
    Jon
     
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    The compensated saddles on the Gatton Teles were made out of steel.
     

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