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  1. crazydave911 liked mtorn's post in the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    Here's what 4000 turns of poly-coated 42g wire looks like. [ATTACH] Anyway, my box of pickup making doodads from MojoTone arrived....

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  2. crazydave911 liked Freeman Keller's post in the thread Level Frets.

    One way to look at this (besides Juneu's visor) is, assuming the open strings play clean, fret a string at the first fret and measure...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 11:43 AM
  3. crazydave911 liked JuneauMike's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Yep. And with my tired old eyes, one of these things is a lifesaver. That, and a lot of light and a fresh pot of coffee. [ATTACH]...

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  4. crazydave911 liked Freeman Keller's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Start with a perfectly flat fretboard - this means dealing with things like the body joint and extension before you put the frets in....

    Sep 29, 2020 at 11:41 AM
  5. crazydave911 liked pshupe's post in the thread Level Frets.

    I have had good luck with a lot of my builds. I usually setup and intonate prior to level, crown, and dress. I usually check each note...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 11:39 AM
  6. crazydave911 liked Ronkirn's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Yep.. ya start with the frets level...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 11:38 AM
  7. crazydave911 liked Ghostdriver's post in the thread Level Frets.

    A straight neck is not advisable, you need a slight bow, that will also help alleviate fret buzz!

    Sep 29, 2020 at 9:03 AM
  8. crazydave911 liked jrblue's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Agreed with all of the above. I've bought plenty of well-used guyitars that have little spot file jobs on "high" frets that have never...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 9:02 AM
  9. crazydave911 liked schmee's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Yeah, and then you introduce relief into the level board so it plays better! :lol::rolleyes::eek::D:)

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:54 AM
  10. crazydave911 liked Laren's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Still having trouble getting a decent crown.I've got one of the triangular crowning files, seems I need more practice with it :(

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:53 AM
  11. crazydave911 liked PhredE's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Also, make sure to follow up with a good crown on the leveled frets and then a polish. I find that the leveling is straightforward, but...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:53 AM
  12. crazydave911 liked Laren's post in the thread Level Frets.

    Hi guys, Just learnt an interesting lesson. Frets have to be really level if you don't want any fret buzz. Seems obvious but I just had...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:53 AM
  13. crazydave911 liked Scooter91's post in the thread New Design Proto Build - Sly.

    There's really nothing I don't like about that guitar! :D

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:52 AM
  14. crazydave911 liked LuckyJinx's post in the thread Custom Guitar Case Build.

    Rob Cosman claims to have this foolproof method to get everyone cutting dovetails: [MEDIA] I haven't tried it, I think the saw kerf...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:51 AM
  15. crazydave911 liked LuckyJinx's post in the thread Custom Guitar Case Build.

    I have. I came across it as I was trying to figure out how to glue the skin on mine. It left me thinking "well damn, wish I'd seen that...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 8:50 AM