“With electric guitar and bass bridges it’s all about tone…how to get more tone, more stability, more sustain and finer adjustments…without adding weight. This is really what Full Contact Hardware is all about.” – Jeff Babicz
The 'Full Contact Hardware' system now offers "full contact" between the vibrating string and the body of the instrument. Babicz designed FCH with the intent of gaining the maximum amount of direct string coupling to the body of the instrument, with over 50 times more contact surface per saddle compared to conventional saddle designs.
With FCH, string height or "action" can now be set with more precision. The "eCam” saddle allows for instant "action" adjustments without ever adding space or air gaps between the saddle and the body of the guitar, and conventional string height action adjustment set screws are eliminated. With the Babicz FCH design, the bridge saddle can never "sink" or "shift" while playing. Each FCH eCAM saddle also includes a specially designed “String Height Lock” feature, which keeps your string height setting in place…even during extreme saddle vibrations over time. Precise intonation adjustments are also easily attained and in most cases include a “Saddle Housing Lock” feature. For more info, click here.
Pat Travers and Full Contact Hardware!
Throughout the years Pat Travers has delighted his audiences with his musicality, sense of tone and dynamics, and powerful songwriting. With multiple hits spanning decades, such as "Boom Boom, Out Go The Lights" and "Snortin' Whiskey, Drinking Cocaine", Pat has developed a legion of die-hard fans who continue to flock to his live shows today.
..."The 'Full Contact Hardware' technology turns mediocrity into magnificence!"...~Pat Travers
Over a career spanning more than 40 years and nearly 50 albums, John Abercrombie has established himself as one the masters of jazz guitar. A restless experimenter, Abercrombie is working firmly in the jazz tradition and known for pushing the boundaries of meter and harmony. The veteran session and touring master has an extensive resume including performances and recordings with the Brecker Brothers, Gil Evans, Gato Barbieri, and Billy Cobham. He was featured on several of Cobham's albums, including Crosswinds, Total Eclipse and Shabazz, all of which staked new ground in fusion jazz.