In addition to the already-revered original Full Contact Hardware system, AP International and Babicz are announcing the release of the Z Series system, a more budget-friendly alternative with the same beloved features.
Bigrock Engineering and AP International have announced a new line of finishes for the Power Pins Advanced Acoustic Pin System. Having been available in chrome, black and gold, the line has expanded to include nickel, black nickel, antique silver, antique bronze, satin chrome, satin black and satin gold finishes.
In the professionally shot video below, Brad Paisley discusses and demos his G-bender-equipped Fender Telecaster. In the clip, which was shot at the Nashville Guitar Center, Paisley talks about his choice to install a G-bender, as opposed to the more common B-bender. The G-bender bends the G string up a whole step.
Power Pins are new style of bridge pins that boast stability and enhanced tonal characteristics compared to plastic bridge pins. Power Pins actually mount onto the guitar’s bridge by tightening a nut with a supplied allen key. No modifications are needed, and the end result is greater string contact with your acoustic guitar’s bridge.
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the December 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.