SE Custom 24 trem bridge saddles

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  1. Duffy

    Duffy New Member

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  2. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    Yes, they will.

    I also recommend checking out the offerings from John Mann.
     
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  3. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    This!
     
  4. Duffy

    Duffy New Member

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    Are the USA PRS saddles a big improvement? Made of plated brass? What about the Mann Made ones?

    Thanks for the direction.
     
  5. You-S4-It

    You-S4-It New Member

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    I replaced the trem on my Tremonti SE with a Mann Made 2000NOS bridge and the sustain is noticeable. The guitar resonates even unplugged which it did not do before. That bridge comes complete and includes the upgraded brass block which helps further with sustain. Mann also makes a full SE trem upgrade kit which includes the brass saddles, block and stainless trem screws.
    HIghly recommend Mann products and they're communicative and friendly!
     
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  6. dogrocketp

    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    Second that for John Mann.
     
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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Third that for John, and his products!
     
  8. Duffy

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    I think I will soon buy some of the Mann Made stuff for my SE Tremonti Custom black grey or my S. Yellow Santana. The Tremonti sounds great already.

    It is probably a lot of work to set up.
     
  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc “Evil” Sergio. You can tell by the goatee

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    Changing the saddles out will make a difference in tone and feel, whether it's a positive change is up to your ears.

    I have a 2013 SE CU24 that I haven't fallen in love with yet. I've changed/swapped most everything on it (including paint) and my change to Core saddles made a positive difference in getting it closer to where I'd like it to be.

    +4 on the John Mann stuff. If I were you, I'd spend the extra $25 for the 1980 spec. saddles. They're unplated and rad sounding on another guitar I own, so eventually I'll get another set and try 'em out on other guitars I have lying around.
     
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    Will the'80 saddles fit an SE?

    However, the pre 85 saddles are nickel plated brass, not unplated. What advantage do they possibly have.
     
    #10 Duffy, Jan 8, 2017
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