Ebony bridge pins vs plastic. Hi everyone, I just made a comparison between the sound of Ebony bridge pins vs plastic bridge pins.
In the description box is the time for each part. If you clickyou can go directly to each part. Last edited by sakuarius; at Thanks for all the work. To me the ebony pins sound brighter and more articulate than the plastic pins. Ebony bridge pins just bought some ebony pins to replace the plastic pins on my Martins. Hope I get the same results. Originally Posted by doublescale1. These look amazing and don't effect the sound at all. Originally Posted by cooper All you can say is that it's going to sound different.
The guitars that surprised me were the Guilds. With one exception, every time I tried bone or ivory pins on a Guild I wound up going back to the original pins. Maybe it was the type "Ebony bridge pins" plastic they used? Maybe it's a question for a new thread? Abagail Guild M Find all posts by kdn. So much for authenticity I prefer the lack of sound coloration of plastic, heavier materials change the guitars sound.
Time for a blindfold test? Last edited by westman; at I could not really say I've ever heard a difference in sound because of of a change in material of pins. I do go with bone or ebony but that's just because like the idea of natural materials. Originally Posted by Misty Keep in mind that not all "plastic" is the same. Willi Henkes' Antique Replica Pins that you have are hard plastic galalith compounds that rival the hardness, density, and durability of bone without any harshness.
Many guitars ship with soft thermoplastic pins: Actually I think galalith is by far the best material available today. It is in hardness, mass and durability very similar and even better working than the old hard celluloid i. Thermoplastic for pins is Ebony bridge pins worst. I've seen the Youtube videos and I'm convinced. Now can some one explain the science.
How does bridge pin material affect the tone? It came with ebony pins, they sound great but on a whim I put a set of hard lightweight plastic pins Ebony bridge pins, and they have stayed in. The plastic pins were a little more open sounding. Originally Posted by Sonics. Find all posts by Rodger Knox.
All times are GMT The time now is Page 1 "Ebony bridge pins" 3. Ebony bridge pins vs plastic everyone, I just made a comparison between the sound of Ebony bridge pins vs plastic bridge pins. Find all posts by sakuarius Find all posts by doublescale1. Originally Posted by doublescale1 Thanks for all the work. Find all posts by christoph. Find all posts by cooper Originally Posted by cooper59 in my opinion there isn't a choice.
Find all posts by Misty Ebony vs plastic All you can say is that it's going to sound different. Find all posts by PTC Bernie. Find all posts by Ed-in-Ohio. Find all posts by westman.
Sioux City, Iowa Posts: Find all posts by Mr. Originally Posted by Misty44 Keep in mind that not all "plastic" is the same. Find all posts by dawhealer. Find all posts by Sonics. Find all posts by Tuberoast. Visit Rodger Knox's "Ebony bridge pins" Shop for the Taylor Ebony Bridge Pins Set of 6 and receive free shipping on your order and the guaranteed lowest price.
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