NSJ
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Joined: Dec 15, 2022
Last seen: Mar 2, 2024
Topics: 22 / Replies: 457
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

@brie if you're on a low enough income you can even get most of it done for free. Think it's somewhere about £19500 per year or that. Ours was all fre...

3 days ago
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RE: Floyd rose vs neck style

@rathius sorry buddy, been busy and not on the forum but yes, super easy. Just rout the truss rod like usual but out the other end. Skunk stripe f...

3 days ago
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RE: Floyd rose vs neck style

@rathius I do all the fretwork etc first before gluing a neck in or attching wings with a neck through, so much easier lol. As for recessing, just sor...

2 weeks ago
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Answer to: Floyd rose vs neck style

@rathius yes, you can do set neck, bolt on or neck through. Makes no odds at all. A lot are bolt on for convenience I expect. Just get your dimensions...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

@brie ours is an ancient old stone cottage too, the biggest thing to cost is insulation. An air source pump can heat any building but the better the i...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

@swepri get a brush on an extending pole lol

3 weeks ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

@boo first time in my life I've lived in a warm house, it's very weird. A lot cheaper though, was about £6 on leccy and £12 a day on coal and wood! No...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

@brie I've not managed to start another yet, just had all the air source heat pump, solar and insulation done so it's been mental! Now it's making she...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

What are you doing on here? Get back in the shed and start number 2! 🤣 Guitar looks good, weights fine. Anything lighter than a les pau...

4 weeks ago
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RE: A future build

And done, seperate bridge and neck volume with master tone, coil split and a para series on the bridge pickup. All gotoh hardware, warman pickups

2 months ago
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RE: Making routing guides with a laser engraver

@musicjohnmcculloch-net I should be able to do it in 4 passes seeing as my module is 12 watt I believe lol Are using air assist?

2 months ago
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RE: Making routing guides with a laser engraver

@swerpi, what wattage is your laser? It seems birch ply is a preferred material for cutting too, mdf is apparently to dense. A bit of air assist and m...

2 months ago
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RE: A future build

Well that's the body all sprayed, just got to finish the finish on the neck

2 months ago
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RE: Looking for a fret spacing ruler

I think your thinking way to much about this lol. Guitars are crude in terms of accuracy hence why some crazy people make them with weird wavy mic...

2 months ago
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Answer to: Looking for a fret spacing ruler

Just thought I'd pop this in here for anyine looking, this place you can sort your layout then print it as a pdf template. Friend uses it for multisca...

2 months ago
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RE: A future build

Finally got the first coat of finish on the body, and added my mates logo to the back of the headstock. Chris Mckean Music

3 months ago
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RE: Second build

@liebe I went to deep once, measured from the lip for the cover rather than the back of the guitar lol. I used the template to draw the shape o...

3 months ago
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RE: New member - third build - still a novice

@rathius yeh I've been using those, I do a shallow recess in the top for them to push into so the nob can still sit flush at body height. But I...

3 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

@tyreman what category did you do? I did the community but finished about 3 guitars ago lol Good job on the build, is there a sound demo coming...

3 months ago
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RE: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

@markbailey I got the neje 3 plus myself, makes a lovely logo. Can do more but I've not put the effort in yet lol I run mine at lower power then...

3 months ago
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