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8940986 Tremolo and bridge device for stringed instruments  
A tremolo device for a stringed instrument is described in which a base plate is configured for surface mounting to a body of the instrument. A pivot plate is pivotally coupled to the base plate...
8895824 Reverse bridge tension configuration for a stringed instrument  
A reverse bridge tension configuration for a stringed instrument allows the stringed instrument to offset some of the tension felt by the bridge. For a typical stringed instrument such as a...
8816177 Bridge for string instrument, saddle for string instrument, and string instrument therewith  
A bridge for a string instrument, which has a simple structure and is easily processed, is provided, whereby the material cost of the saddle is decreased and superior vibrancy of sound is...
8735701 Tone control device for use with a musical instrument and method for making the same  
A tone control device is provided. The tone control device includes a weight assembly including at least a first magnet and a second magnet magnetically attracted to the first magnet, wherein the...
8723007 Guitar bridge assembly with string-specific saddles and stopbar  
A stringed instrument bridge assembly for a stringed instrument having a plurality of strings of different gauges, the bridge assembly including a stringed instrument bridge; and a plurality of...
8586844 Under bridge system for guitars  
An under bridge system is provided having a bridge designed to be secured under the top surface of a guitar and at least one female threaded insert in a top surface of the bridge. The bridge may...
8546670 Stringed instrument system  
A tremolo device for static retention of a plurality of musical instrument strings in a stringed instrument. The tremolo device has a body with an upper surface, a neck portion, and a plurality of...
8389836 Bridge element for musical stringed instruments  
A stringed instrument, for example an electric guitar, is arranged to produce a tremolo effect by providing the tailpiece with a number of saddles corresponding to the number of strings, each...
8203059 Brace for stringed instruments  
A stringed musical instrument is provided that includes a brace disposed within the hollow chamber of the musical instrument such that the first end of the brace is in contact with the inner side...
8110729 Pyrolytic carbon components for stringed instruments  
Pyrocarbon components have been found to create richer, clearer sound when employed as bridges (19), saddles (1), nuts (2), frets (3), tuning heads (4), pegs (9) and other components which contact...
7960630 Tremolo mechanism for a stringed musical instrument with angled saddle rollers  
A tremolo mechanism having a novel roller mounted beneath a tensioned string of a stringed musical instrument is described. During oscillatory movement, the tensioned string exerts both a static...
7906715 Puller for guitar bridge pins or the like  
A compact tool for removing guitar bridge pins is disclosed, which includes a housing and an active swing arm having a metal capture notch at the free end for receiving the head of the pin...
7674962 Harp with exposed soundboard and separate bridges and method of altering the pitch of the harp strings  
A harp is disclosed. The harp that allows for more simplified pitch change. The harp allows for the creation of a pitch bend effect, similar to the sound of the twang of a guitar. The harp also...
7663039 Locking post system for a guitar bridge  
An apparatus for a guitar comprising a first compressible member, one or more spacers and a second compressible member. The second compressible member may be configured to receive the one or more...
7663038 Integral saddle and bridge for stringed musical instruments  
An integral saddle and bridge for stringed musical instruments, such as the electric guitar, having a bridge piece comprised of a bar with a slot formed in the top to receive a saddle piece. By...
7566823 Bridge system for acoustic guitars  
A bridge system for acoustic guitars which utilizes a string anchor rigidly attached to the under-side of the bridge plate, with provisions in the bridge, soundboard, and bridge plate to allow the...
7385125 Electric string instruments and string instrument systems  
Marching band string instruments and wearable string instruments are described that include a stiff waist band to prevent excessive side to side movement during use, while providing easy doff and...
7365255 Optimally coupled string instrument bridge  
An optimally coupled stringed musical instrument bridge having an individual bridge assembly supporting and retaining each string. Each assembly comprises an action (height) and intonation...
7342158 Musical instrument with multiple resonance chambers  
A device, system and method for a musical instrument are disclosed herein. The exemplary musical instrument may have a first resonance chamber having a first bridge coupled to a surface of the...
7301085 Stringed musical instrument having harmonic bridge  
A stringed musical instrument is provided with a plate or soundboard that is curved to define a crest parallel to the strings. If the instrument is a closedbox instrument, another plate opposing...
7301086 Tailpiece of a stringed musical instrument  
A tailpiece of, for instance, an electric guitar including a bridge main body attached to the guitar main body by two protruding stud screws so as to be moved and adjusted in the direction of the...
7279626 Suspension device for strings on a stringed instrument  
The invention relates to an suspension apparatus for mounting a string on a stringed instrument. The apparatus has a base plate secured to the instrument, a shuttle slidably attached to the base...
7235729 String securing apparatus for string instrument  
The string securing apparatus for string instrument of this invention arranges a plurality of saddle-attaching members on the top face of a bridge base in correspondence with strings, and secures...
7235730 Bridge for stringed instrument and stringed instrument  
A bridge for a stringed instrument located on an upper surface of a body of the stringed instrument including lever arm retainers located on the upper surface of the body. Each lever arm retainer...
7183475 Stringed instrument with adjustable string tension control  
A tension adjustment mechanism for a stringed musical instrument suitable for use on a tailpiece assembly comprises a pivoting member (such as a string receptor), an adjustable stop, and a lever...
7102072 Apparatus and computer program for detecting and correcting tone pitches  
The tone pitch of a given tone waveform is detected by forming an envelope waveform of the given tone waveform, holding the level of the envelope waveform at each of the zero cross times of the...
6870083 Variable configuration guitar bridge  
A bridge for a musical instrument has a bridge body and a plurality of saddles disposed substantially upon the bridge body. A least a plurality of saddles are individually adjustable in height, so...
6867354 Tremolo unit for electric guitar  
Various kinds of members are located on the body of an electric guitar, and strings are supported by the members at predetermined positions along the longitudinal direction. The strings are...
6849792 Guitar pickup support assembly  
A guitar pickup mounting system is provided for mounting a pickup on a base plate adjacent a bridge which rides on first and second posts extending from the guitar body. Thus a height of the...
6818814 Bridge for guitars  
A guitar bridge is provided which is mounted on a sounding board of a guitar body. In the bridge, a saddle-mounting region, on which a saddle for seating the guitar strings thereon is mounted, is...
6803510 Asymmetrical stringed instrument bridge  
An asymmetrical stringed instrument bridge incorporating, among other elements, an integral member, a string mounting edge, a foot edge, a treble edge, and a bass edge. The asymmetrical stringed...
6777601 Stringed musical instrument soundboard system  
A stringed musical instrument having two soundboards. A bridge is located between the two soundboards. The two soundboards tend to equalize any upward or downward pull by the bridge caused by the...
6765137 Guitar bridge lock  
An improved floating bridge lock for stringed musical instruments is provided. The improved floating bridge lock comprises a mount and a throw bolt for mounting on a stringed musical instrument....
6710235 Electric guitar with tremolo unit  
An electric guitar has strings. Each string has a first contact point defined on a neck and a second contact point defined on a base plate attached to a body. The guitar includes a hinge mechanism...
6689943 Acoustic guitar with integral pickup mount  
A guitar is constructed to have a hollow body and to have a top member that has a pickup mounting portion integrally formed therein. A slot is cut into the pickup support area, and a pickup is...
6528710 String clamping and tuning system for musical instrument  
A string clamping and tuning mechanism for stringed instruments is disclosed. String tension, through lever action, provides the clamping force on the string to anchor the string. A screw adjusted...
6521819 String instrument suspension system  
The electric guitar includes a main solid sound box body at one end, a head at the opposite end and an elongated neck integrally interconnecting the head to the solid body. The solid body includes...
6465722 Bridge for a musical instrument  
A bridge for attaching strings to a musical instrument. The bridge has a body comprised of a base and a main portion with saddle chambers formed in the main portion. Holes are formed within the...
6441282 Stringed instrument having height-adjustable bridge assembly  
A stringed instrument such as a contrabass uses a height-adjustable bridge assembly for supporting strings under tension with a desired height, which is manually adjusted by a human operator. The...
6420638 Guitar neck assembly and method of manufacturing same  
A neck for an acoustic guitar made from a plywood material which is glued with and at least partially impregnated with a phenolic resin. The plywood neck is stronger and more durable than...
6420639 Vibrato apparatus  
A vibrato apparatus (10) for a stringed instrument (11), the instrument having a body (12) and a neck (13) extending from the body, the apparatus comprising, tuning elements (16) on the neck and a...
6300550 Retrofit guitar tremolo  
A retrofit tremolo is designed to replace an existing tremolo in a guitar or other musical instrument. The retrofit tremolo has a bridge that removeably holds a pair of knife edge inserts. The...
6297435 Method and apparatus for manually modulating wavelength and manipulating sound for stringed instruments  
A stringed musical instrument having a bridge and a slide, such as a guitar, wherein the slide is carried by a finger on the strumming or picking hand of the musician, for contact with and...
6297434 Wedge adjustable bridge for stringed instruments  
An adjustable bridge for stringed instruments that utilizes a wedge mechanism seated on a base that in turn is seated on the top surface of a stringed instrument, with the wedge mechanism...
6255568 Saddle for an electro-acoustic stringed instrument  
A saddle for an electro-acoustic stringed instrument is provided having a string supporting member supported by a plurality of pillars. The pillars have bases and are separated from each other by...
6191346 Stringed instrument  
A stringed musical instrument is disclosed, taking the form of a banjo in the preferred embodiment. Securing means 205 are provided for securing ends of strings 203 and a bridge 206 supports the...
6184450 Universal, multi-position, tuning mechanism and bridge for stringed musical instruments  
An improved, universal, multi-position, tuning mechanism and bridge for stringed musical instruments, designed to provide quick, easy adjustment of the tension of the each string of musical...
6166309 Bridge mechanism for guitar  
In a bridge mechanism for a guitar, the bridge main body having a recess for the saddle and an intermediate member between at least one side of the saddle and the recess. A respective recess or...
6133515 Structure of a guitar bridge  
A guitar bridge capable of reducing the shifting in the holding position of the guitar strings due to the tilting of the individual string saddles. The guitar bridge has string-receivers for each...
6124536 Bridge mechanism for the acoustic guitar  
A bridge mechanism for an acoustic guitar for fine adjustment of the height and length of the strings. The bridge mechanism is installed on a thin installation plate that is wider laterally than...

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