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  1. Peltogyne attached a file to the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    I have a similar headless piece to yours. Same issue with the powder coat. [ATTACH] I have conductivity between the grub screw that...

    Bridge.jpg Oct 22, 2020 at 10:47 PM
  2. Peltogyne liked mtorn's post in the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    The black bases are powder coated, and the steel intonation sliders don't touch the guitar wood. A wire to the steel seems like it...

    IMG_8917.jpeg IMG_8952.jpeg Oct 22, 2020 at 10:32 PM
  3. Peltogyne liked mtorn's post in the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    I just checked, and yes, my carbon fiber material is very conductive! If I didn't have it all covered with poly lacquer, I could just...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 10:30 PM
  4. Peltogyne liked Jim_in_PA's post in the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    Graphite is generally the "active ingredient" in shielding paint specifically because it's conductive.

    Oct 22, 2020 at 10:28 PM
  5. Peltogyne replied to the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    @mtorn Yes, in my tests the graphite bars I have are conductive. Not the greatest conductor but it should be enough. I ended up...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 6:19 PM
  6. Peltogyne liked pypa's post in the thread Headstock Thickness.

    Dumb question: are your plans calling for a 13mm headstock with or without an added veneer? If it were me, I'd build to a standard...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 4:08 AM
  7. Peltogyne replied to the thread Headless, truss rod-less, (nearly) weightless....

    I've got some headless' underway with the same problem. I realized I could get the connection at the headpiece end and then connect it...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 1:02 AM
  8. Peltogyne liked telemnemonics's post in the thread How much would you guys pay for my partscasters?.

    We the buyers have no reason to pay for your labor building your custom guitars for you. But if you’re building our custom guitar for...

    Oct 20, 2020 at 4:36 PM
  9. Peltogyne liked Fluddman's post in the thread How much would you guys pay for my partscasters?.

    I think you would need to build a market based on your reputation as a craftsman. Anyone can buy parts but not everyone can select,...

    Oct 20, 2020 at 4:33 PM
  10. Peltogyne liked Gardo's post in the thread How much would you guys pay for my partscasters?.

    Think of it this way, I can go to a dealer and buy a new car much cheaper than the cost of the parts bought separately

    Oct 20, 2020 at 4:29 PM