What about Vader guitar with piezo(AS).

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What about Vader guitar with piezo(AS).

Postby yihoe » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:54 pm

Now, I can't order vader with AS(Acoustic Saddle) option.
I think, I'll be a great feature if Acoustic saddle set on the vader trem bridge.
What do you think?

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Re: What about Vader guitar with piezo(AS).

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:03 pm

If I understand correctly, there are two issues: Hipshot needs to make a version of the bridge that allows the wires to route from each saddles to the control cavity, and 2nd being the smaller control cavity (but I imagine there's got to be something that could be done there).

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Re: What about Vader guitar with piezo(AS).

Postby marcwormjim » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:37 pm

Graphtech already makes piezo saddles for the Contour trem; and Hipshot will sell it as a (pre-drilled) assembly. The Vader bridge uses identical or near-identical saddles; so it may already be in the cards.

I wouldn’t blame Jeff if he felt the demand for an Acoustiphonic/Hexpander Vader isn’t there to justify straying from the build template, but I believe the parts are out there for aftermarket modification.

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