String Saver Originals are made entirely of our String Saver material and give you a more balanced tone than steel saddles
On first listen, some people believe that the top end has gone away
All that is missing is the 2KHz spike; what's added opens up a whole new world of sonic possibilities
The PS-8501-00 is a great option to upgrade or replace the existing saddles in your post 2000 Gibson Nashville tune-o-Matic bridge. These are a drop in replacement making for a quick and easy install.
GT PS 8501 00
GT PS 8501 00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought these because of the harsh tone created by the original metal inserts that came in my Nashville Tune-O-Matuc Bridge. I build guitars and wanted to build a 1959 Les Paul Standard for myself. I did make a few changes to the original design by building an ebony fingerboard, using gold hardware and using a Gibson Nashville bridge, making it more like an LP Custom but with Standard position markers, and ebony neck. The guitar was great except for an overly metallic tone. I ordered a set of GraphTech bridge inserts like I have done for all of my Gibsons with Tune-O-Matic Bridges. GraphTech bridge inserts have always helped in the realm of tone. I seldom break strings anyway, but that could be due to these inserts in part too. I find that these inserts even out the tone across the strings and helps to make the sound more uniform between the wound and unwound strings. I play Jazz primarily and use pretty heavy strings on my hollow bodied guitars, but since this is a Les Paul, I...
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