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Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Jupiter, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
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    I can't get through to stewmac.com with my desktop or iPad. Anybody else having trouble?

    I wanna buy some stuff!
     
  2. Rich Rice

    Rich Rice Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 15, 2005
    Chicago 'Burbs
    I get an error message.
     
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  5. tklaavo

    tklaavo Tele-Holic

    503
    Sep 9, 2011
    Finland
    Firefox says something about "endless redirects"
    The website won't open.
     
  6. crazydave911

    crazydave911 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    57
    Feb 23, 2010
    East Tennessee
    :lol::lol:

    The website pings by domain name but will not pull up by that or by IP address

    Firefox (I use Google Chrome) specifically says this;

    The page isn't redirecting properly

    Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.



    This generally means the server is down or is undergoing maintenance ;)
     
  7. '59_Standard

    '59_Standard Tele-Holic

    796
    Jan 27, 2010
    Worldwide
    Dan Erlewine will repair it. :D
     
  8. Mike Bruce

    Mike Bruce Friend of Leo's

    Apr 8, 2008
    Ontario
    IE and Chrome won't open it for me.
     
  9. crazydave911

    crazydave911 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    57
    Feb 23, 2010
    East Tennessee
    And will come up with a perfectly useless tool or jig that no one can afford :lol:
     
  10. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Beat me....:lol:
     
  11. Crafty Fox

    Crafty Fox Tele-Holic

    841
    Nov 25, 2011
    Perth Australia
    Just checked and got through OK.
    BTW, I was wondering where that stolen Edvard Munch, 'The Scream' ended up!
     
  12. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Yep, looks like it's back. :D Whew!
     
  13. '59_Standard

    '59_Standard Tele-Holic

    796
    Jan 27, 2010
    Worldwide
    I'll buy that Dave. ;)
     
  14. OpenG Capo4

    OpenG Capo4 Friend of Leo's

    Aug 4, 2010
    Athens, GA
    He'll invent a tool to repair it. You'll need the Stew Mac repair tool to view the Stew Mac site.
     
  15. allen082

    allen082 Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 16, 2009
    fort worth
    their newsletter just showed up in my email with the video. the jig looks pretty cool but at 139.95?
     
  16. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    It IS pretty slick--and made of brass, too!
     
  17. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    You guys are pretty hard on the Stew Mac folks. Go into a machine shop and see what it will cost you to make some of that stuff.... try double the price.

    Now granted, I don't buy half the stuff they sell because I don't have the repair side of things going on, but I bet most of that stuff is a time saver and worth it to a busy shop, especially ones that don't want to mess around making the tools all the time. That aluminum radius beam is the thing I'd like to have. Some day...I hope....
     
  18. Toriginal

    Toriginal Former Member

    658
    May 30, 2012
    Canada
    Stew Mac sells good quality stuff. I have used enough junk to know it is pretty darn good. You'll love that aluminum radius beam. Remember the backside of it is perfectly flat too. I even sand down my wood picks with it, radius frets and boards. Use it to clamp the frets in place when refretting.
    I have equipped myself with a lot of Stew Mac stuff and have not regretted or had a problem with one purchase. 3 builds with 2 of Bubinga (hard and heavy) and a bunch of rebuilds and nothing has broken or worn out yet.
     
  19. Crawfish

    Crawfish Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 21, 2008
    Maryland, USA
    +1 to those comments.

    I have a fair amount of their tools and they're all good quality. Yes, some of the specialized tools you could cook up yourself, but sometimes it's not worth the trouble. If you figure what your time is worth and factor that in, their stuff is usually pretty reasonable.
     
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