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Bleached White Bone Saddles

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Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
Bone's hardness and density contributes to good tone, it polishes well, and it allows more precise filing. Bone is traditionally preferred for making nuts and saddles on quality instruments.

Shaped saddles will save you a LOT of work—a head start for the novice, and a timesaver for the busy shop. The sizes have been carefully researched, and accurately radiused, so that minor trimming, slotting, and sanding are usually all you'll need to do.

Blank saddles have oversize length and height, for custom shaping in your shop. They're ready for trimming, filing, sanding and slotting.


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For Martin® and classical guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Bleached White Bone Saddles For Martin, blank

For Martin, blank

Blank
4-1/4" x 15/32" x 3/32"
(107.95mm x 11.91mm x 2.38mm)

Item # 6030
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$5.66

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Bleached White Bone Saddles For Martin, shaped

For Martin, shaped

Pre-shaped
4-1/4" x 25/64" x 3/32"
(107.95mm x 9.92mm x 2.38mm)
20" (508mm) top radius

Item # 6033
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$12.96

12 or more $11.15
24 or more $9.59
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For Gibson® and classical guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Bleached White Bone Saddles For Gibson, blank

For Gibson, blank

Blank
4-1/4" x 15/32" x 9/64"
(107.95mm x 11.91mm x 3.57mm)

Item # 6031
In stock, ready to ship!

$6.48

12 or more $5.57
24 or more $4.80
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Bleached White Bone Saddles For Gibson, shaped

For Gibson, shaped

Pre-shaped
4-1/4" x 25/64" x 1/8"
(107.95mm x 9.92mm x 3.18mm)
10" (254mm) top radius

Item # 6034
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$13.60

12 or more $11.70
24 or more $10.06
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Oversize for compensated saddles
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Bleached White Bone Saddles Oversized

Oversized

Blank
4" x 1/2" x 1/4"
(101.6mm x 12.7mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 6032
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$10.76

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24 or more $7.96
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Bleached White Bone Saddles

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Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
Bone's hardness and density contributes to good tone, it polishes well, and it allows more precise filing. Bone is traditionally preferred for making nuts and saddles on quality instruments.

Shaped saddles will save you a LOT of work—a head start for the novice, and a timesaver for the busy shop. The sizes have been carefully researched, and accurately radiused, so that minor trimming, slotting, and sanding are usually all you'll need to do.

Blank saddles have oversize length and height, for custom shaping in your shop. They're ready for trimming, filing, sanding and slotting.


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5.0

Amazing Quality! Affordable to boot!

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As my first order from StewMac, A bone saddle blank was among the few Items I purchased.
I was confident in my order, as Stewmac has a reputation for quality service. I was pleasantly surprised by the fast arrival time (especially during the holidays/Black Friday rush)
Upon receiving the bone nut blank I promptly inspected its quality. Its just about as perfect as you could ask for.I was certainly impressed. No voids, no checking or weak points. Dried, Bleached , and milled to perfection. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! You will not be disappointed!
I will definitely purchase again. Thanks StewMac! A+++++

5.0

JUST PERFECT

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Verified Buyer


Perfect in size, shape, and quality. I have been in the stringed instrument repair business for nearly 50 years and have been using Stew-Mac saddles (and nuts) for a long time. I have never found any better. Stew-Mac's service is great too.

Rob Z. Lititz, PA

5.0

Bone saddle

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High quality, speedy delivery with standard shipping.

5.0

Perfect!

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I was looking for a larger saddle for a 12-string instrument and had trouble finding one, until customer service pointed me in the right direction. This saddle will be perfect for my project. StewMac comes through again.

5.0

for my own use

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Verified Buyer


I like these

5.0

New saddle makes the guitar sound much better

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Verified Buyer


I am not a luthier, but a custom knifemaker, yet recently I bought an inexpensive Ventura guitar which had a plastic saddle, .005" undersize so it was a sloppy fit in the slot. The sound was ok but I wanted more. I bought the blank bone saddle, measured the slot length and width, lowered the action by another .010", duplicated the radius and installed it. The sound was much better. Thanks to Dan for the Trade Secret tips on other saddle related work although I couldn't find one on actually replacing a saddle. I would recommend this product to anyone who wants better sound in their instrument. Next, I will replace the nut. Thanks for a great product.

5.0

Bad (good) to the Bones

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Verified Buyer


Bone Saddle blank exact dimensions as described. Nice consistent color. Nice hard material. Would buy again.

5.0

white bone saddle

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Verified Buyer


I bought these saddles because the saddle in my old yamaha was a sloppy fit in the bridge slot. I sanded one to fit tightly and replace the sloppy fitting original saddle that was not sitting squarely in the slot. I used a stationary belt sander to get the thickness close, then micro adjusted the fit by stroking the bone saddle on 100 grit paper over a flat surface. It greatly improved the fit of the saddle which now sits squarely in the bridge slot. I may experiment with lowering the saddle height even more to lower the action further. If I go too far and create a "buzz" by lowering the action too much, I have already purchased the second saddle so I can start over again. I'm hoping to get the best sound possible where the action is as low as it can be from a somewhat mediochre guitar.

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J200 replacement saddle

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Another satisfied purchase from StewMac. Received the shaped for Gibson bone saddle, did some fine tuning and all was perfect. Received the part in record time too! Great experience again with these people!!!!

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Oversized is a Gibson Saver!

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Verified Buyer


The oversized bridge blank allowed me to cut, shape and replace 2 large nuts on 2 newer Gibson electrics for a customer who did not like the titanium or brass alloy nuts that accompanied the self-tuning system. "Scrape the metal nut, replace w bone!" Done x 2!

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