Babicz Full Contact Hardware Beltsville MD

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.

Gailes Violin Shop
(301) 474-4300
10013 Rhode Island Ave
College Park, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Print Music

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Wagtech Sound Productions
(301) 585-0835
9000 Flower Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement

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Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center
(301) 946-8808
11151 Veirs Mill Road
Wheaton, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, DJ Equipment
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Website Sales: Yes
Lesson Information
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
On-Site Band Instrument Repair Shop
On-Site Guitar/Bass Repair Shop
On-Site String Instrument Repair Shop
On-Site Speaker Repair Shop
Hours
Monday 10 AM till 9 PM
Tuesday 10 AM till 6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM till 9 PM
Thursday 10 AM till 6 PM
Friday 10 AM till 9 PM
Saturday 10 AM till 6 PM
Sunday Closed

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Dale Music Co
(301) 589-1459
8240 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Bass Musician'S Lair
(301) 526-3631
13505 Ulysses Ct
Bowie, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Print Music

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Jordan Kitts Music
(301) 513-1267
9520 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Organs

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House Of Musical Traditions
(301) 270-9090
7010 Westmoreland Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Website Sales: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
http://www.hmtrad.com/catal/repairs.html
We work with several skilled luthiers and repair people to provide you with repair services on a wide range of instruments:
-Fretted instruments: guitar (acoustic & electric), banjo, mandolin, ukulele, lap dulcimer
-Violin family: violin, viola, cello, bass
-Other strings: autoharp, hammered dulcimer, folk harp, zither
-Hand drums: djembe, ashiko, bodhran, conga, bongo, tabla, etc.
-Wind & brass: clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet,
Hours
Sunday - Monday 11:00AM-5:00PM
Tuesday - Saturday 11:00AM-7:00PM

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Discount Musical Instrmnt
(301) 565-2054
1015 S Noyes Dr
Silver Spring, MD

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October Guitars
(301) 362-0004
8600 Foundry St
Savage, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Southworth Guitars
(301) 718-1667
7845 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Print Music

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Babicz Full Contact Hardware

“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.

Babicz FCH

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 PatTravers

John Abercrombie
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 worki...

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