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Power Pins 2.0

Power Pins 2.0

Power Pins 2.0 Chrome

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Power Pins 2.0

About This Item

A new twist on old bridge pins
Power Pins 2.0 make it easier to restring your acoustic and can improve tone and sustain too!

Over time, string tension and improperly seated strings can really take their toll on a bridge pad. Chewed up holes and warped and bent pins can make a good guitar play and sound poorly.

No more wear and tear on your bridge plate
Power Pins 2.0 solves this problem instantly. The system has two important parts: the Power Plate and the Power Pins. The Power Plate spans the bridge plate and protects the string holes. The Power Pins screw through the bridge and secure the Power Plate in place.

Users have reported more sustain, better harmonic response, and more dynamic tone. The Power Pins also reduce the break angle of the strings behind the bridge, making playability easier.

Drop-in upgrade
Best of all, installing the Power Pins does no damage to your instrument! Every part is screwed together through the string holes of the bridge, no glue or any modification needed. If you want to install your original bridge pins, simply unscrew the system and you're back to stock.

Includes:
Set of 6 Power Pins, Power Plate, and installation hardware.

Note: Fits string spacings between 2-1/8" and 2-1/4" (54mm and 57mm)



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WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


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5.0

Acoustic Restored to New Life

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Verified Buyer


I was browsing the Stew Mac website when I 1st learned of these Power Pins. After investigating all the reviews I made the decision to move forward with the purchase. I'm completely satisfied! My Yamaha APX-10 is over 30 years old and must say the Power Pins brought the tonal clarity and sustain back to life, even better than it was brand new! The kit comes with everything needed for the DIY installation that took less than 30 minutes to complete (while being careful not to rush), These are highly recommended and changed my mind about buying a new guitar.

5.0

If you own several guitars : don't buy the first one because it's addictive

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Verified Buyer


I have bought it for my Gibson SJ-150 Custom Art. Started by install him the tail facing the neck, and it didn't fit. So I thought they negative reviews were right...until I realised my mistake and reversed.

No question the guitar sounding awesome before, and I found at first the new sound to be good too.
Until I compared the SJ to my Larrivée. Before the installation, both were different indeed, but at par sound-quality wise. Now the Larrivée appears muddy and inarticulate. Couldn't believe it! So I checked my Yamaha LL10. Same thing.
So, either this Power pins improves the Gibson, or it lower the quality of all other guitars around.
In doubt, I will buy two more sets for the other guitars to be sure...
I wish they make one for 12 stings...

btw, message to Bruce: replacing the screws by longer ones shouldn't be a big dea.

1.0

they are pretty but they are a mess to install especially when they don't fit the guitar

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Verified Buyer


the pins were nice but. the screws that came with them were way too short for My guitar.
not satisfied at all with the product
had to buy new screws at the hardware store
very disappointed in the 'fit'

Response from StewMac


Hi Bruce,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, we genuinely appreciate that. We are sorry to hear that the Power Pins 2.0 did not work for you as expected. We have sent you an email so that we can work on making this right. Just reply to that message when you get a chance and our customer service team will take care of everything. We look forward to hearing back from you and can't thank you enough for this helpful feedback.

4.0

 I think I like them...

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Verified Buyer


I installed Power Pins at the same time as I changed for the first time to Santa Cruz parabolic strings. I would agree with others, I expected 1) snappier more defined and articulated notes, particularly in the low E and A strings but definitely in all strings, 2) even more so snappy, articulated with a capo, 3) feel the vibration of the guitar. These are all quite noticeable changes. I suspect of of this came from the new parabolic strings but I can't say how much.

I order 2 more sets of Power Pins and have been waiting for 2 weeks or more. Perhaps scamdemic related.

5.0

Power pins 2.0

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Verified Buyer


Bought a set for my Samick acoustic/electric to try out. Had some difficulty installing them, but eventually gained success.....and I must say...they accomplished what they advertised. I have noticed more sustain, clearer notes all the way up the fretboard, and better or improved tonality all the way around! I am planning on purchasing another set for my other acoustic.

5.0

Great Time Saver

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Verified Buyer


Tricky to install but well worth it...makes stringing your acoustic a breeze...brighter tone with no adverse effect on playability....highly recommended.

5.0

Smile!

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Verified Buyer


I have a dear old 1979 Alvarez Yairi acoustic. Recently, when I started to re-string her, I over-muscled the string peg for the low E, and snapped it off. Naturally, I went to the Stew Mac website for replacements when I discovered Power Pins ON SALE! And I thought they looked simple enough to install, and could even be considered brilliant. THEY ARE! It took me a while to learn how to ease the pain of shoving my arm into the sound hole to get the first bolt started, but I remembered I had both needle-nose pliers and an extendable MAGNET (used one-handed, one at a time, of course) and voila - a fifteen minute installation. The result is everything claimed in the catalogue description...plus, the sweetest juice you ever heard drip from your new strings! Thank you, Power Pins People! Glad I bought 2 sets!

5.0

Power pins 2.0

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Verified Buyer


Wow these are ingenious and amazing! I turned a $150 Korean Gibson Epiphone acoustic into a real Gem that sounds and plays like the best $1000 plus guitars. I will be getting many more.
Macdaddy Guitars

5.0

Great upgrade

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Verified Buyer


I bought one set for my Guild JF60 and was impressed by the increased volume and the brighter tone. I order another set for an old Aria copy of a D28 and was blown away by the improved sound of this guitar.The sound improvement was much more dramatic on the cheaper guitar.

5.0

Improved sustain, looks, and longevity!

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Verified Buyer


I bought these because I was in the process of upgrading a cheap $250 acoustic to make more playable but still cheap enough that I could use it as a beater/travel guitar instead of damaging my Taylor. These were possibly the single best upgrade I put on the guitar, I immediately noticed improved sustain and a slightly brighter, open tone. The Power Pins also made stringing so much faster and easier! Basically just like stringing up a stop tail. Only time will tell, but I can only imagine how much wear and tear these will save on the bridge and pins because they no longer will be removed over and over. And on top of all of this I think they look pretty awesome, it's a really subtle but noticeable (in a good way to me) upgrade to the looks, almost like putting gold jewelry on your guitar.

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