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I hadn't heard of this bridge until last week, and i'm very impressed by the execution of a very clever concept. I'd love to try one out.
 

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:agreed:

I should drop on into my brother's MexiTele so i can do a back-to-back before-and-after test.
 

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man, that babics shit seems like a fucking rip :lol:

Ill take my $60 barden and be fucking happy with it, if you want a tele, but thats just me :shrug:
 

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Exclusive Showing....Full Contact Hardware.....Summer NAMM, Nashville, booth # 240 The new Babicz Design 'Full Contact Hardware' available this summer!

The advantage with the new Babicz Full Contact Hardware (FCH) system lies within the Full Contact Saddle itself. Traditionally guitars have only used two small set screws to set the saddle and string height. This robs the guitar of vital sustain and tone transmission to the body. The new Babicz FCH system uses the equivalent of over 50 contact points between the string and the body on each saddle...resulting in over 300 times the transference.
Along with the dramatic tonal enhancements, the Babicz FCH offers substantial performance improvements. With the patent pending Babicz "eCAM" technology, string action height is quickly and easily set to any playing preference while the Full Contact Saddles make direct contact to the body.

There is no loss of transference between string and body, even as string height and intonation adjustments are made.

 

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The question still remains, how do they raise string height on a saddle that's bolted to the plate? Do they make shims or something?
 

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That's a cool design for string height adjustments. Probably overpriced for what it is, but a cool concept nevertheless.
 

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Dude...whoa. THAT, I did not expect. Very cool.

EDIT: I don't see why people complain about it being expensive. An OFR is $200, and Schaller Floyd is $300, and no one bats and eye about dropping the cash for those. I think $150 is totally acceptable for what you're getting, and most likely adding to the guitar with this kind of bridge. I was expecting something ludicrous like that all titanium floyd and it's corresponding sustain block that cost what, $900?

EDIT 2: I lied, it was actually just titanium saddles for $795 :lol: the titanium block is only another $450, on sale now for just $189. What happened, no titanium baseplate? :unimpressedcyclops:

http://www.floydupgrades.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=68&products_id=181
 

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Once you've got the saddle heights set to match your fretboard radius, you shouldn't really have to touch the action, except maybe on a Tele or hardtail Strat, which don't have global bridge height adjustment.

I've fired off an email to the guy to see if he'll sell me a set of seven, and i'm hoping they'll fit in a Hipshot base plate. ;)
 

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I thought we discussed these before around here - look very interesting. Wish they had a Telecaster Humbucker bridge I'd slap one on my Caribbean burst Warmoth.

I do wish they would make the Babicz name on the bridges a little larger the guy in the 20th row may not be able to read it. :rofl:
 

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o_O they make a strat version

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Im working on my parts-o-caster now..............................
 
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