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Author Topic: Walrus ivory saddle on OM-03R  (Read 850 times)
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« on: October 08, 2007, 08:04:32 PM »

I just installed a fossilized walrus ivory saddle from Bob Colosi on my OM-03R. It was not that expensive, and was a piece of cake to put in with great instructions from Bob. Took about 1 hour of careful sanding to match the old saddle template. I already had a bone saddle on the guitar to replace the original Tusq saddle that came from the factory. There had been a substantial difference between the bone and the Tusq, but I did not think there would be a difference between the bone and the ivory. I was wrong!! Even better tone and more sustain. Apparently ivory is ~40% harder than bone and therefore makes the strings ring out even more.

Great enhancement to a great guitar!

Larrivee D-03
Larrivee OM-03R
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