Graph Tech String Saver Saddles - ESP Style

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String Saver Saddles - ESP Style
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High Performance Saddles that Dramatically reduce string breakage

"I like String Saver saddles because they save my strings from breaking...I've been using them now for at least 10 years, if not longer, and I've noticed a significant decrease in string breakage...I hardly ever break strings anymore. I'm so much a fan of the Graph Tech product that I'm actually going to be including them on my Signature Series Stratocaster that's coming out very soon. That's a good testament to the quality of the product".
Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Reprise Recording Artist

String Saver saddles are made with a unique combination of materials made to enhance tone and dramatically reduce string breakage.

A string resting on a metal saddle binds and locks the string in place. As the string vibrates, it stresses the string on a very specific point producing metal fatigue and then string breakage. Each String Saver saddle is impregnated with PTFE, the slipperiest substance on earth. The PTFE in String Savers eases the grip between the saddle and string spreading the stress over a greater portion of the string just enough to drastically reduce string breakage. PTFE is 500% more slippery than graphite and is impregnated throughout the String Saver material, so its lubricating properties will never wear out. For string breakage reduction the difference is dramatic. Strings that last and last, no matter how hard you play...we guarantee it!

What do they sound like?

Metal saddles have a pronounced 2 KHz treble spike that dominates the tonal spectrum. String Saver Originals have a more balanced tone with sizzling highs, full mids, and big open lows. You will also notice an increase in sustain by up to 25% over brass saddles and 15% over steel.
Reduces string breakage
Increases sustain
Improves midrange depth
Super lubricating
Improves tuning
Corrosion resistant

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Graph Tech 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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I've put them on my 08 Hi way one two years ago and they're perfect, easy to set up and l haven't broke a string yet!
Posted by Kevin ireland on Dec 19, 2016
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AWESOME! 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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awesome awesome! these saddles are great i installed one set on my Ibanez RG 2 years ago and just love them! so i installed another set on my Ibanez Xiphos just the other day. i break strings way less and there is no more of that tinny sound in the bridge position and much more high end now on both guitars
Posted by Damian Murphy on Feb 27, 2013
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The best! 2 of 2 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Victoria, British Columbia
In 2005 I installed these on my '83 Standard Stratocaster and they are truly outstanding! Every claim made by Graph Tech about these saddles is 100% true. I am going to put them on my wife's Standard USA Strat as well.
Posted by Marcel Bauer on Dec 14, 2012
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