Bill Flude
Bill Flude
@frocesterbill
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Joined: Jun 27, 2019
Last seen: Jan 30, 2024
Topics: 24 / Replies: 631
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Answer to: Third Course

Final bit - engraved truss rod cover has arrived…….

2 years ago
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RE: iPadOS 16 issue?

Just found the solution - Safari - advanced - website settings - delete Guitar Making - now all fine again……

2 years ago
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RE: To embarrass myself into finishing something ...

Got one in my latest - 5 positions are normal Strat - in the other 5 you get bridge humbucker, bridge and neck in series and parallel, all three singl...

2 years ago
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RE: To embarrass myself into finishing something ...

The Freeway Blade is worth a look - 10 positions, 2 banks of 5, that fits where a normal 5 way would fit - very easy to wire….

2 years ago
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RE: acrylic router base

My acrylic base is attached to one of my Bosch POF500 routers - they come up on eBay second hand - my pair were £30-35 each - parts available do shoul...

2 years ago
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RE: Feck-Right-Up. Ideas/Suggestions please ...

Cut a larger radius half cylinder top to bottom where the damage is and have the jack in the recess……..

2 years ago
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Answer to: Third Course

Now with hardware - struck me that there was a lot of black from the pickups and then some chrome so I have swapped out the bridge, tuners and knobs +...

2 years ago
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RE: “Blue Jean” A semi hollowbody Bandsman build

The ‘not f hole’ was inspired by one from a Rickenbacker - but the other way round….

2 years ago
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RE: “Blue Jean” A semi hollowbody Bandsman build

My semi hollow Bandsman has a single big cavity…..

2 years ago
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RE: Guitar Wiring - all you need to know

Just paid and downloaded the full package the book looks good!

2 years ago
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Answer to: Third Course

5 more coats of Liberon Finishing Oil and a one of microcrystalline wax…..

2 years ago
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RE: Third Course

I’m fine with stopping before you go too far…….. Mark was interested in the Freeway Blade. Very neat solution doing all that with one control as...

2 years ago
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RE: Third Course

Mark was concerned as we started routing - we went in 1mm steps until the switch could do the extremes with a tip in place. I like the way that on t...

2 years ago
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Answer to: Third Course

Not a lot to say about the pictures….. Two issues…. First is the neck joint - with a single coil in the neck position instead of a humbucker we ha...

2 years ago
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Answer to: Third Course

Currently applying more Finishing Oil - hardware stripped off - I have also screened the control cavity. I will also swap the bridge, tuners, screws...

2 years ago
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Answer to: Third Course

The finished item…. Well nearly…. There will be 3 or 4 more applications of oil… And the bolt in the selector will be chrome or black…….

2 years ago
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Answer to: Third Course

Watching Mark at work with his Mirka was a revelation - such precision work…..

2 years ago
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