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    Does anybody know if the comfy saddles came on the pat pending peaveys, or if they were standard floyd saddles? My local GC is selling what I'm guessing is a 97 black arch top - lots of cosmetic flaws, but still plays like a champ. But something about it is fishy...

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    As far as I can remember, they all had the comfy saddles from day one.
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    What's a comfy saddle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    What's a comfy saddle?
    They have contoured metal one either side of the saddle mounting screw, and an oval hole for the saddle mounting screw, instead of the sharp angular cut and open end of an OFR saddle where the saddle mounting screw is.

    Or..

    GOTOH saddles, vs. Schaller saddles
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    Ok here's my Pat Pending Standard. Believe I have what you're talking about. Pretty sure mine is a '97.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    Ok here's my Pat Pending Standard. Believe I have what you're talking about. Pretty sure mine is a '97.
    Yup, that's it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nobozos View Post
    They have contoured metal one either side of the saddle mounting screw, and an oval hole for the saddle mounting screw, instead of the sharp angular cut and open end of an OFR saddle where the saddle mounting screw is.

    Or..

    GOTOH saddles, vs. Schaller saddles
    Exactly!
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    Guitar Fetish sells Floyds that have this style of saddle.

    http://www.guitarfetish.com/NEW-Heav...EEL_p_518.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jedi McFly View Post
    Guitar Fetish sells Floyds that have this style of saddle.

    http://www.guitarfetish.com/NEW-Heav...EEL_p_518.html
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    Thank you guys. that's what I thought. The one I saw has been bastardized. hXc

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    Quote Originally Posted by joezlo View Post
    Thank you guys. that's what I thought. The one I saw has been bastardized. hXc
    Not necessarily. I have a stock 1997 black pat pend and it has the normal Floyd open end block saddles. I had no idea they were any other way until Brett posted the picture!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smme5150 View Post
    Not necessarily. I have a stock 1997 black pat pend and it has the normal Floyd open end block saddles. I had no idea they were any other way until Brett posted the picture!
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    Quote Originally Posted by smme5150 View Post
    Not necessarily. I have a stock 1997 black pat pend and it has the normal Floyd open end block saddles. I had no idea they were any other way until Brett posted the picture!

    The mystery continues then!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smme5150 View Post
    Not necessarily. I have a stock 1997 black pat pend and it has the normal Floyd open end block saddles. I had no idea they were any other way until Brett posted the picture!
    Pics of the bridge?

 

 

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