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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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$5.39

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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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$12.34

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For Gibson® and classical guitars
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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
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$6.17

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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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$12.95

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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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$10.25

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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

Over size bone saddle

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Verified Buyer


I found a mandolin in a gauge sale, needed some TLC. So I changed the nut and saddle to bone. Also if your looking to make the bone antic looking, get some( tan boot die), looks like old Ivory .
By changing to bone makes a big difference in tone. Gene

5.0

Great experience .

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Verified Buyer


Saddles and service were great . Thanks

5.0

Replacement bridge

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Verified Buyer


As described, great purchase.

5.0

Good Solid Bone

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Verified Buyer


I have an 810 Taylor with an oversized saddle slot and decided that unless I wanted another cracked bridge that I needed to make a thicker saddle or shim it, shimming being something I did not want to do. I am now in the process of re-humidifying the guitar as this is part of the problem in that the bridge will no doubt change the dimensions of the saddle slot as the guitar humidity reaches the proper level. I doubt that it will change sufficiently to accommodate the old bridge as it was returned to me from warranty repair to replace a cracked bridge with an oversize slot. I have fit many saddles and the Stewart Mac oversize blank will no doubt work well as it has before in similar applications. If I can find a fossilized ivory blank at some future date, I will probably replace the bone saddle, but until then the bone will serve very well. Before any of you replace what appears to be an undersized saddle, make sure your instrument is properly humidified, it may need no more than a few days with a proper guitar humidifier. My saddle slot will have to be adjusted due to the old saddle leaning at the top and altering the dimensions of the slot, at least I am anticipating this development. I will wait another few days and then check dimensions. This high quality bone from Stewart Mac will be ready to fit exactly once the saddle slot is stabilized. It is much more available than Ivory or Fossilized Ivory, less expensive, and is just as easy to fit. The sound is nearly as good as Ivory and a whole lot less expensive. Fitting the new bone saddle will allow me to evaluate the fix, play the instrument and decide if I want to invest the money for Ivory or not. When the material is as good quality as these oversize bone saddle blanks, it is a matter of taste as to which material gives the best sound, Bone or Ivory. You can buy this blank with confidence that the material is, clean, and cut to a true oversized rectangular blank as described.

5.0

It was pleasure to deal with you

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Verified Buyer


I purchased a Blank White Bone saddle for a '90's Dakota B-1 Buck guitar. This guitar had an unusually thick saddle that other companies did not offer. The material was very easy to work but hard enough to give excellent tone. It took me awhile to find StewMac but I will check here first from now on. Great price and fast shipping

5.0

Saddle 

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Verified Buyer


Great product! Very consistent

5.0

Yep, it's a piece of bone...

By

Verified Buyer


What can one say? It's real bone and suitable for a new Martin long saddle.

5.0

Bone Saddle

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Verified Buyer


Recreating the ole Martin Saddle requires length height and width. Perfect!

5.0

GOOOD

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Verified Buyer


GOOOD

1.0

It's bone, but natural. Not bleached.

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Verified Buyer


The sent a bleached nut, bone pins, and unbleached saddle. Disappointing.

Response from StewMac

If we sent you the wrong item, we would be happy to correct this mistake. Please give us a call or send us an email through the "Contact Us" link on the site.

-Spencer, Customer Support

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