swepri
@swepri
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Joined: Jan 3, 2022
Last seen: Mar 2, 2024
Topics: 17 / Replies: 199
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RE: Router suggestions

@liebe No, the shank diameter must be the exact right diameter. But, I think the manufacturer is the same as in Darren's link, so you may find one the...

1 day ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@robin I have seen luthier Ted Woodford do something like that in a video (which I can't find now, among all his videos). Basically, he drilled a tiny...

4 days ago
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RE: New member from Utah, US.

@grizmayhemgmail-com Welcome! Yes, you can ask about anything and get great suggestions in this friendly forum.

1 week ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

Yes! Now it works. The guitar sounds very good and look great. Congrats again!

2 weeks ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

I think you have to make it public in Google Drive, somehow.

2 weeks ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@robin All of a sudden - a guitar! Well done, and thank you for the documentation of the whole build. I hope I can gain the courage to build an acou...

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

I actually tried that the first month. I can reach maybe 40% of the panels with a 4m pole and it works with dry powdery snow. But now we have a centim...

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

@nsj Got solar panels installed last summer. In my area we have the first really snowy winter in years, so virtually no production at the moment. No f...

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

@brie Good work! Nothing beats playing your own instruments for the first time.

4 weeks ago
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RE: Making routing guides with a laser engraver

@musicjohnmcculloch-net It would be nice to have that Z-axis motor. It is fiddly to adjust the height manually. Please keep us posted on your progr...

1 month ago
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RE: Neck angle for bolt-on - can't decide

@liebe Thanks. I agree, a recessed bridge does look a bit odd. In this case I have to make a hole for the entire bridge through the pickguard anyway, ...

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

Thank you! I was just about to ask... 😀

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

@musicjohnmcculloch-net Ok, we have the same laser module then. Great tip about the black plexi, thanks! I will try to find some and test it.

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

@nsj It is a 24W diode. For cutting, a CO2 laser would be a better alternative, but they are quite expensive and bulky. I can indeed cut through bot...

2 months ago
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RE: Greetings from Texas, USA

@somethingnicer Welcome to the forum! The conversion from slabs of wood to electric guitars was easier and more fun than I thought it would be. If ...

2 months ago
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RE: 🎶🎸 Your Favourite Song In This Moment 🎸🎶

Dylan is a great songwriter, Hendrix was a great guitar player and this is a great cover.

2 months ago
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RE: Explorer (or maybe LP) with Floyd Rose

@steveh I usually go to p320 before applying finish. Before staining, I lightly moisture the surfaces and let it dry, to raise the grain. Then a light...

2 months ago
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RE: Vintage lipstick pickup question

@rathius Or, a simpler solution. Move the springs to the inside of the legs of the bracket, under the pickup. That would allow for two simple drilled ...

3 months ago
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