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  1. JohnnyThul

    Side Dot material ideas

    Hi all, I will be in the stage of a neck built, where I need to set the sidedots. Now, I have used plastic, copper and selfmade luminlays so far. But maybe I miss some cool materials out there, so, what do you use as a material for your side dots? This neck will have a maple binding, but I'm...
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    Prosonic Combo Footswitch

    Hi all, I just aquired a Prosonic combo which unfortunately came without a footswitch. I googled around a while to see, what footswitch was delivered from the factory and if it is still available. I only found a few photos which showed a Vintage style footswitch but couldn't find info, which...
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    Glueing a crack in a one piece body

    Hi guys, I just worked a little more on my brother's guitar and smoothed the sides a little. During that I noticed a crack in the body. Now, is this something to really worry about? It's a one piece body of figured ash. It could be, that it cracked due to too much pressure during glueing the...
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    Komet 60 vs. Deluxe Reverb and Pedals

    Hi everyone, Now since I am GAS free for guitars, as I learned to build the stuff I like myself, I have even more GAS on amps, which I never had so much before. I bought and sold amps quite extensively the last years and never was really satisfied. For years I listened to Komet 60 clips on YT...
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    Changing needle bearing on a Bigsby B-12

    Hi all, I am currently in the process of finishing another guitar and now encounter a problem with the Bigsby I was going to use. In fact I have 2 Bigsby B-12's, I guess, both are from the 90's. I wanted to change the rollers for Callaham ones. On one Bigsby, I tried to pull out the pins which...
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    Building a Singlecut

    Hi everybody, I mentioned in the Welcome Wagon thread before, I started building guitars in 2016 after attending a 2 week course on the subject. The bug bit. Hard. What followed where the acquiring of quite some machinery and other parts, funded by tax refunds (which I never applied for in my...
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    Greetings to all you afficionados

    Hi all, I have been reading quite a lot in recent years in this forum and decided to finally join. As the guitar building bug bit hard 5 years ago it was kind of naturally, that google searches for Tru Oil back then would lead me to this place and I gathered a lot of good information from the...




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