The way cars are painted today is base coat- clear coat.
You’re in NY. You should be able to find a place that caters to auto collision repair shops.
PPG Universal Base is where you get the color. Clear with two-part automotive urethane. A gallon of urethane will cost you in excess of 2...
In another life I was sleeping on the ground in Nat Forest in Idaho or Montana.
I woke up with a round tongue licking my face.
I looked up and there Bullwinkle in all of his glory standing over me.
That fellow was BIG I tell you. BIG
I have a 73 D-28 and as far as I can tell, the bridge/saddle is/are in the correct place.
I am sure that there were many sets of "templates" to assist in bridge placement with varying degrees of "wear".
Martin produced 20,000 or so guitars in 1973, most of them D-sized. That's a hundred or so...
I think it is something I bought at the airbrush store. It is dialed way back. It doesn’t puff… it huffs.
I covered the cavities with CA glue and tape prior to flaking. They will be shielded with copper foil during assembly.
Once the last coat of clear has “cured” for a few weeks, I sand it flat with 1000 grit on a small Ingersal-Rand air-powered tool. 6” discs Then run through the grits - 1200, 1500, 2000, 2500, and 3000. The last three are films rather than gritted paper.
Then I buff it with two different...
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We have a rule on TDPRI banning politics. Because the Queen was a nice, elderly lady who lived her dogs, we have let this thread continue.
But you boneheads that have insisted upon standing in your own personal soapbox and yapping away have taken this away from apolitical mourning thread is...
You can grouse about stuff all day long. Or you can do something about it.
This is one of the things we have done.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
But do something.
Our system(s) will pay for themselves in a bit less than 7 years. We have 2 (two) of them, one residential and one...