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  1. Boreas liked Wally's post in the thread Speaker buzz surgery -- anyone have experience?.

    King Fan tells us this is a used speaker. If purchased used, one never knows what one is buying and to what tests it has been put. I...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 9:34 PM
  2. Boreas replied to the thread Gibson obviously losing market share, doubles production of Acoustic Guitars.

    I wonder if they are considering contract work for smaller builders. Otherwise, doesn't make sense to me.

    Mar 1, 2021 at 8:30 PM
  3. Boreas liked Freeman Keller's post in the thread Understring Fret Leveling?.

    I will add that I did a lot more fret leveling on my early necks than I do today (I do almost none now). I think that is because I'm...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:35 PM
  4. Boreas replied to the thread Newbie here with dumb questions about pawn shop find.

    Welcome aboard! Bad juju not listening to a guitar that is calling your name...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:21 PM
  5. Boreas liked Joe M's post in the thread Newbie here with dumb questions about pawn shop find.

    Wow! Great story, makes the guitar worth even more. Enjoy :D:D

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:19 PM
  6. Boreas replied to the thread Trouble shooting dead usb interface.

    I am guessing you will need to install the newest driver you can find for the card. That is likely why it isn't being recognized....

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:18 PM
  7. Boreas replied to the thread Understring Fret Leveling?.

    I agree. Plus, wouldn't be easier with the strings removed?? If I have a fret that stands proud, I will take it down a notch by using a...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:13 PM
  8. Boreas liked Freeman Keller's post in the thread Understring Fret Leveling?.

    I start by building my necks perfectly flat with the truss rod adjusted to neutral. I level the fretboard so it is perfectly flat....

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  9. Boreas replied to the thread Newbie here with dumb questions about pawn shop find.

    Regarding the frets, I think you may have enough left on them to level, crown, and polish. Judging by how deeply the nut is cut, my...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:55 PM
  10. Boreas liked jondanger's post in the thread Newbie here with dumb questions about pawn shop find.

    This guitar almost certainly did not ship from the factory with a Gibson style Humbucker in the neck position. The 70s Teles that came...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:45 PM
  11. Boreas liked Mr Green Genes's post in the thread Newbie here with dumb questions about pawn shop find.

    Mm. Truncated pyramid is what you don't want. That's what happens when the frets are leveled (by sanding with a level beam or file...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:40 PM
  12. Boreas replied to the thread Buying advice for Paper Shredder?.

    I have a decent cross-cut. But I am too lazy to do it on a regular basis. So the shred pile gets huge, then I don't want to bother. I...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:30 PM
  13. Boreas replied to the thread Squier Thinline '69 VM (24.75") body with '69 Thinline CV (25.5") neck?.

    Beauties!

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:22 PM
  14. Boreas liked Skydog1010's post in the thread Squier Thinline '69 VM (24.75") body with '69 Thinline CV (25.5") neck?.

    Very nice. Welcome to the forum. I took a road less traveled. Just ordered another this AM. No kidding. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] And of...

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  15. Boreas replied to the thread Squier Thinline '69 VM (24.75") body with '69 Thinline CV (25.5") neck?.

    Thanks! It plays well too.

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:20 PM