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  1. SecretSquirrel liked Obsessed's post in the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    This chart reminds me of a guy I know that has an old Danelectro solidbody six string that developed a very bad twisted neck. He turned...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 11:47 PM
  2. SecretSquirrel liked Ricky D.'s post in the thread How would you repair this pickup cavity?.

    I think you need to repair the area around the bridge, definitely. I wouldn't spend a penny on the project if I didn't do that. I...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 10:00 PM
  3. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread Any players you like that play off time sometimes or aren't tight?.

    I was dragging on "Telstar"...not clicking... then I started anticipating the beat instead of waiting for it... the song took off. I...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 9:57 PM
  4. SecretSquirrel liked Musekatcher's post in the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    You can by matching individual gauges, and I have. It does impact how a guitar sounds. Same for a banjo or fiddle. You can change one...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 7:41 PM
  5. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    With modern materials engineering it should be possible to make a normal-gauge set of guitar strings that have equal tension across the...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 7:06 PM
  6. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    This pretty much says all we need to know: Some necks, being individuals, are gonna twist a little over time and under any pressure....

    Sep 21, 2019 at 6:40 PM
  7. SecretSquirrel liked Musekatcher's post in the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    I'm sure its been shared, but just in case: standard string sets aren't balanced. Here's someones plot. The six points on the yellow...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 6:27 PM
  8. SecretSquirrel liked beyer160's post in the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    What about Keith Richards playing a Tele with only 5 strings? Holy crap, the neck on that thing would be a pretzel by now if there were...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 6:05 PM
  9. SecretSquirrel liked Obsessed's post in the thread Heavy bottom, light top strings can twist the neck: True or False?.

    D'Addario has a "String Tension 101" page on their website to understand the tensions on each string. This might give you some idea of...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  10. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread Jazzmaster Pickguard -- which one tickles your fancy?.

    1. the stock brown tort.

    Sep 21, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  11. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread Brush Your Teeth Like a Brass Player.

    I started on trumpet! They also don't want to be blowing bits of breakfast into their horn! :eek: Good point about teeth & bones—I...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 4:56 PM
  12. SecretSquirrel liked Toto'sDad's post in the thread No Guitar in Sight! Guitar withdrawal distress syndrome.

    So when do you get out? :D

    Sep 21, 2019 at 4:49 PM
  13. SecretSquirrel liked Ironwolf's post in the thread Area 51 day is tomorrow..

    Yes they do. They close at 5 pm. 4 p.m. on Fridays.

    Sep 21, 2019 at 6:28 AM
  14. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread New Paypal changes, and other options..

    The Reverb payments system seems pretty safe, and these days I'm leery of using eBay/PayPal to sell guitars and the like.

    Sep 20, 2019 at 6:20 PM
  15. SecretSquirrel replied to the thread Area 51 day is tomorrow..

    Aliens with highly advanced technology visit Earth in 1947...and just two years later the Telecaster appears. Coincidence? I'm not...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 5:35 AM
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