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Author Topic: NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem  (Read 10240 times)

Offline Roland

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NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2011, 04:43:46 AM »
Surely both the piezo design and the circuit will have an affect on the sound?  Several years ago I replaced my Fishman circuit with a Graphtech Acoustiphone, and was pleased with the improvement.  At the time I felt it was worth the gamble because the change was reversible. I don't think I'd want to experiment with the piezos, but if one of them broke then I'd consider replacing the whole set.

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NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem

Offline ParkerP

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« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2011, 07:12:11 AM »
Hi again!

I'd dare to conclude, after what has been said here and in so many other places, that both the Ghost saddles and the Ghost Acoustiphonic do really bring very noticeable sound improvements.

Also the fact that one may add a Hexpander to the wiring, in order to have the 13-pin MIDI output as well, is a plus for those interested, aside of the sound quality itself.

Cheers, JPB
« Last Edit: September 18, 2011, 07:29:46 AM by ParkerP »

Re: NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem

Offline Mikhael

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Re: NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2012, 03:42:41 PM »
I have two Parkers: a NiteFly SA and a P-38.  The NiteFly had the original saddles on it when I got it, but one was broken.  Parker told me those were no longer available, so I bought a set of the newer ones.  Those things BREAK STRINGS like crazy!  No amount of careful filing or shaping has changed that.

The piezos on my P-38 were terrible (Fishman Wilkinson).  The balance was never good, even with replacements.  I replaced them with GraphTech Ghost saddles, and they work perfectly, and sound better even through the original preamp.

I'll be replacing my NiteFly saddles (after wasting money on the Fishman saddles) with the Graphtech.  No question in my mind that they're better saddles, even without the piezo in them.
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Re: NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem

Offline chris.parelon

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Re: NEW GraphTech Ghost saddles for Parker trem
« Reply #18 on: December 11, 2014, 03:06:56 AM »
Hi,

What i rode a bit before someone ask if you can put those saddles even if you dont have preamp or 13pin midi.
I mean i own a PDF100 and wanted to replace saddle with those one but without using the piezzo inside.
Do you think i can do it ?