For high-end guitars that have already been perfected in every way, modifying and upgrading parts may not seem like a necessity. But KTS saddles are surprisingly a favorite replacement for many high-end and vintage guitars. It's a relentless pursuit for musicians and techs to get the ideal sound. This is especially true for full acoustic and semi-acoustic players, who often perform with clear tones.
This is a video posted on Instagram by Steve Cocking, owner of Guitar Scape, a long established workshop in Australia, showing the sound of a Gibson ES-339 Custom Shop upgraded with a KTS titanium saddle. There is no comparison with the original, but those who love the ES-335 and other similar semi-acoustic guitars will be able to tell the difference.
"There are simple things that can be done to improve your tone and sound, even if you have a high end guitar like this Gibson 339 Custom Shop. " -Steve Cocking
Owner and operator of the Australian workshop Guitar Scape. He has over 40 years of experience in the Australian musical instrument industry, and has recently been modifying and repairing instruments for leading musicians in Australia and around the world.
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