Patent Number: 6,166,309

Title: Bridge mechanism for guitar

Abstract: 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 concave primarily in the intermediate member directly beneath where each string passes the saddle, and second regions between the depression where the intermediate member contacts the saddle, thereby to reduce transmission of vibration of the strings to the bridge body and direct the vibrations to a pick up disposed below the saddle. In alternate embodiments, the depressions are on the saddle, there is an intermediate member on both sides of the saddle. All the depressions are in the surfaces of the recess facing the saddle.

Inventors: Hoshino; Yoshihiro (Nagoya, JP)

Assignee: Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G10D 3/00 (20060101); G10D 3/04 (20060101); G10D 003/04 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017