just put a Rutters on my 2nd Warmoth tele build. Each Rutters guitar body is a one-of-a-kind piece. Individual, discrete grooves provide for correct intonation and eliminate "string wandering" while maintaining the vintage straight look. I put it on a parts tele I made and it's all I ever play anymore. Body shape copied from original vintage 1952 Telecaster ®. Nuther vote for the Rutters tele bridge. The thickness of the bridge plate seems to have an effect on the guitar’s tone, though. Individual, discrete grooves provide for correct intonation and eliminate "string wandering" while maintaining the vintage straight look. Rutters 1953 Brass Saddles for Tele ®, Step-Notched, Straight Comp Compensated brass saddles machined to the original 1953 Telecaster ® specifications, with step notches under the E strings. It’s thicker and seems to have more sustain. Reactions: earthmud. 1950's style route. Rutters 1953 Brass Saddles for Tele ®, Step-Notched, Straight Comp Compensated brass saddles machined to the original 1953 Telecaster ® specifications, with step notches under the E strings. what is "sitaring"? Images shown are for the actual body that will be shipped. I had a Fender bridge plate w/ brass Rutters saddles and it sounded ok, so I decided to get the Rutters for it because I already had a Rutters on my first tele and it sound great. I’ve got a Rutters bridge and saddles on a pine tele with lollars. The saddles are incredible. Rutters is great stuff. Messages 25,329. Premium grade unfinished one-piece sugar pine T-style guitar bodies from Rutters Guitars. Really pulled the sound of that guitar together. Feb 1, 2019 #13 strat62 said: they look the same to me. I like it. Rutters T-Style Guitar Bodies. Silver Supporting Member. Blix Norwegian. It really sings, and gets almost like a Dickey Betts type tone out of the bridge pickup.